In her gorgeous debut, Chung offers a heartbreaking
story about sisters, family, and keeping traditions alive.
...Poetically crafted, shimmering
with hard-won emotion, and
wholly absorbing. A superb
[An]… unflinchingly honest
examination of grief, anger,
familial obligation, and
The New Yorker
Weaving Korean folklore and history within a modern narrative of immigration and identity, Catherine Chung delivers a fierce
exploration of the inevitability of loss and the conflict between loyalty and freedom. Forgotten Country marks the debut of a graceful,
astonishing new voice in fiction, one with a quiet ferocity that will break your heart.