Han Yujoo’s (South Korea) debut novel, The Impossible Fairytale, translated into English and French from Korean, is her fourth work after three previously published collections of short stories: To the Moon, Book of Ice and My Left Hand the King, My Right Hand the King’s Scribe. Yujoo studied German literature at Hongik University and obtained a master’s degree in aesthetics from the Seoul National University, where she is now working toward another master’s degree in comparative literature. Her 2003 short story ‘To the Moon’ won Literature and Society’s New Writers Award, and in 2009 she won the prestigious Hankook Ilbo Literary Award.

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