Letters to Little Comrade

December 13, 2022|
Letters to Little Comrade by Dan K. Woo
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In this reissue of Dan K. Woo’s debut novel we meet Little Comrade, a young woman at the mercy of the fates in the fictional country of Quina. Framed as an advice booklet, Letters to Little Comrade takes us on a dystopic journey that circles around Little Comrade’s attempts to find happiness and purpose in her life, whether by finding fulfilling work, finding love, by pleasing her parents or by leaving her country.

With chapter titles such as “Keep Calm, There Is Hope,” “Exercise Is Healthy for the Spirit” and “Too Much Romance Is Unproductive” the author moves effortlessly between the bracing tone of a self-help book and the bleak story of Little Comrade. Woo also skilfully weaves in social commentary on gender relations, worker exploitation and government propaganda, with matter-of-fact descriptions and fatherly advice. The resulting book is a captivating and tragic story with a nameless, yet unforgettable, heroine.

Title:Letters to Little Comrade
Format:Perfect
Product dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
Published:December 13, 2022
Publisher:Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781989496626

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