Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The odyssey of a Korean War refugee becomes first the subject of, then a haunting overture to, the award-winning Korean-American author's fourth novel (Aloft, 2004, etc.).Lee's introspective and interrogatory novels seek the sources of their characters' strengths and weaknesses in their own, and their families' stories—nowhere more powerfully than in this exhaustive chronicle of three hopeful ... Read full review

Review: The Surrendered

Editorial Review - - Harvey Freedenberg

From THE ILIAD to THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE to the Vietnam War novels of Tim O'Brien, Western literature is rich with accounts of warfare, some reveling in its heroism and glory and others exposing the grim toll it exacts from all those combatants and civilians who experience it. To that ample body of work add Changrae Lee's fourth novel, THE SURRENDERED, a devastating saga of three intersecting ... Read full review

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