Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
The Tragedy of Korea, by F. A. McKenzie
Written in 1907, McKenzie’s socio-political memoir covers the period in Korea during the Russo-Japanese War, when the seeds of Japan’s interest and ultimate occupation of the peninsula were planted, with the assistance of the international community.