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The Vegetarian Wins 2016 Man Booker International Prize

Congratulations to Han Kang and Deborah Smith for this tremendous acheivement - a personal triumph, and a wonderful confirmation of Korean writing as a major force in world literature.

Take out a subscription to the Asia Literary Review or buy a copy of our latest issue to read Deborah Smith's prophetic essay, 'Korean Literature Comes of Age'. There's more here from the Man Booker International Prize.

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