About this book
A phenomenal bestseller in Korea, this beautifully rendered novel combines universal themes of family love, sacrifice and guilt with a setting for western readers that is unfamiliar and fascinating. Travelling from the countryside to visit her grown-up children in Seoul, So-nyo is separated from her husband when the doors close on a packed train. As her family search the streets for her, they recall her life, and all they have left unsaid.
Combining a unique setting with universal themes, PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOTHER is a beautifully rendered novel about sacrifice, guilt, and the ties of family love.