The White Book

From the author of The Vegetarian and Human Acts comes a book like no other. The White Book is a meditation on colour, beginning with a list of white things. It is a book about mourning, rebirth and the tenacity of the human spirit. It is a stunning investigation of the fragility, beauty and strangeness of life.

Translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.

β€˜The White Book is a profound and precious thing, its language achingly intimate, each image haunting and true. It is a remarkable achievement. Han Kang is a genius’ Lisa McInerney

Author: Kang, Han
Publisher: Portobello Books / Granta
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US: Hogarth Press
Denmark: Gyldendal
France: Le Serpent Γ  Plumes
Germany: Aufbau
Holland: Nijgh and Van Ditmar
Norway: Pax