It definitely has a lot of stuff going on, is clearly well-researched and sweeping, but I felt like it didn't have enough of a thread to convince me to pull for it.
Pachinko, we soon find out, is a kind of Japanese arcade game, and working in a pachinko parlor was considered a typical job for a Korean looking to get ahead.
It follows four generations of a Korean family History has failed us, but no matter. This is both a fictional and a true story. Baba loses his status and still has his old world prejudices, thus demonstrating the precarious balance between old and new.
Yet the person who speaks most poignantly about the nature of forgiveness is Rahim Khan. Wont you just miss this humanities class? The history was very interesting. Love Every relationship in The Kite Runner is strained at one point or another, thus providing multiple examples of the complexity of various types of love.
The fictional characters the author creates come sparking off the page - from the resilient Sunja who once foolishly believed in the love of an older man, to Noa who will never quite recover from the dishonor of his lineage, to Solomon who is still trying to escape the negative stereotypes associated with Koreans many years after his grandmother arrived in Japan.
A lot of people won't be interested in this book because they have no idea what pachinko means and what exactly is going on with that cover, anyway? Many Koreans found themselves forced to move to Japan to find jobs for their families, but they faced discrimination and disgusting living conditions when they arrived.
We have no motherland. Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing does something similar, but her time period shifts are consistent and contained, and there is a more linear and clear understanding of how and why she is moving the story along in that way. It follows four generations of a Korean family through the political turmoil of Japanese colonization, the hardship of wartimes, seeking a new and better life in Japan, and witnessing the home they left become divided into two countries they hardly recognize.
This is a historical family saga set in Korea and Japan throughout the 20th century. This book is so good is so many ways, in just the ways you mentioned, but by the last third of the book, I found myself pu Another yes to this review!
I didn't get anything. But hear me out for a minute because this book is really good. And I found learning about it, especially as the author traced these themes and historical elements through the lives of her main characters, to be a fascinating experience and probably one of the most educational novels I've read in a while.
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