Review of Sonya Chung’s Long for This World

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Lisa Peet at Open Letters Monthly / Likefire blog on Millions contributor Sonya Chung‘s novel Long for This World:When a novel, particularly a debut novel, is referred to as ‘ambitious,’ there’s usually an implicit ‘but’ present… Chung takes on the dynamics of family—what draws it together and what pulls it apart—through the eyes of a number of players, male and female, old and young, Korean and Korean-American. Both her subject matter and her approach are ambitious, to say the least. The only ‘but’ in my reaction, however, is but she pulls it off—and admirably.”  Read the full review.

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One Response to “Review of Sonya Chung’s Long for This World”

  1. Edan Lepucki
    at 3:04 pm on March 17, 2010

    Awesome! I just bought the book, and I’m really looking forward to reading it. Congratulations, Sonya.

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