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Rebecca Thirty years ago Han Pyongt'ae was 12 when he arrived at a dilapidated rural school in Korea. With no friends or brothers & an aging teacher who prefers the status quo of the class monitor's insidious & implacable totalitarianism, this lone boy, with all the city-dweller's contempt for country folk, determines to fight against this charismatic bully. A riveting allegory, of both a school & a nation, which starts as a classroom power play & turns into chilling persecution. A curious & fascinating read - utterly colorless & utterly masculine in its tale of dominance & justice.
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