Ma Rok Biographies
Product Descriptionby Giwon Seo
size: 18.8x12.0cm, 110pages. publisher: Jimoondang, 2002.
About this book
The Ma Tok Biographies is represbtative of Seo Guwin's later historical fiction. Ma Rok, which stands for the various protogonists with the surname of Ma in this series of five short stories (of which only three are included here), actually means,'the horse and the deer' in Chinese. This odd comunication of the two animals refers to a classical Chinese anecdote in which the powerful can coerce others into seeing a horse as a deer...
--- From the Back Cover