A strange, painfully tender exploration of the brutality of desire indulged and the fatality of desire ignored... Exquisite
Eimear McBride, Baileys Women's Prize-winning author, A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
The Vegetarian is a story about metamorphosis, rage and the desire for another sort of life. It is written in cool, still, poetic but matter-of-fact short sentences, translated luminously by Deborah Smith, who is obviously a genius
Deborah Levy, author, Swimming Home
[The Vegetarian] is understated even in its most fevered, violent moments. It has a surreal and spellbinding quality. Enthralling
Arifa Akbar, Independent
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White | State of Mind
‘I was told that she was a girl, with a face as white as a crescent-moon rice cake.’ New writing from Han Kang, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.
In Conversation | Granta Books
Han Kang in Conversation
Han Kang visited the Granta offices to discuss her book Human Acts.