Kuunmong: The Cloud Dream of the Nine

Kuunmong: The Cloud Dream of the Nine

Paperback (12 Dec 2003)

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Publisher's Synopsis

The most famous Korean novel of all: a story of true faith tested by worldly ambition, set in Tang Dynasty China; a love story, and a classic expression of Confucian values in conflict with Buddhist beliefs.

Penned by Kim Manjung (1617-1682), a public servant and courtier at the highest level, later a political exile, in seventeenth century Korea. Translated by James S. Gale (1863-1937), one of the most important early figures in the encounter between modern Korea and the English-speaking world.

Book information

ISBN: 9784902075038
Publisher: Intercom
Imprint: Kurodahan Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: FIC
Language: English
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 338g
Height: 217mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 18mm