The Martyred

The Martyred

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ISBN-13: 9780143106401
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,328,995
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Heinz Insu Fenkl left Korea when he was twelve. His family eventually settled in Castroville, California. An award-winning writer and translator, and a former Fulbright Scholar in Korea, he now teaches Creative Writing, Asian American Literature, and Korean Literature at Vassar College. He lives in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Susan Choi was born in Indiana and raised in Texas, the daughter of a Korean father and a Russian-Jewish mother. She holds an undergraduate degree from Yale and an M.F.A. from Cornell. Her first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian American Literary Award. Her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. A Person of Interest is her third book.

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The Martyred 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the finest existential novels ever written. It's a war book, and had it been published today it would have been relegated to the Christian fiction ghetto. But this is one of the most powerful, thought provoking books about faith, the human experience and the struggle to be free. If you want to know how religious faith operates under persecution or whether modernist liberal Christianity can resist the compelling force of communist ideology, read this book. Should be read alongside dystopian classics like Fahrenheit 451 or 1984.
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