MRU8: In the Blink of a Clock (Korea/Japan)

“In Goats’ Eyes Is the Sky Blue?” by Natsuo Kirino (Japan)
A boy counts out the last days of his restricted life in a prisoners’camp.
Story: http://www.granta.com/Online-Only/In-Goats-Eyes-is-the-Sky-BlueBlue

“Its Been Just a Year and a Half Now Since I Went with My Boss to That Bar” by Ryu Murakami (Japan)
An unemployed truck driver has an unexpected transformation.
Story: http://www.all-story.com/issues.cgi?action=show_story&story_id=249

“Camels Eye” by Hwang Sok-Yong (Korea)
Two Korean soldiers of the Vietnam War experience a difficult homecoming.
Story: http://wordswithoutborders.org/article/camels-eye/

“That Woman’s Autobiography” by Kim In-Suk (Korea)
A writer struggles with ghostwriting a businessman’s autobiography.
Story: http://hompi.sogang.ac.kr/anthony/Autobiography.htm

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