Greek Lessons

by Han Kang

£9.99

Fiction

Paperback

9780241997062

Published by Penguin Books Ltd

Published February 2024

A powerful novel of the saving grace of language and human connection, from the celebrated author of The Vegetarian.

In a classroom in Seoul, a young woman watches her Greek language teacher at the blackboard. She tries to speak but has lost her voice. Her teacher finds himself drawn to the silent woman, for day by day he is losing his sight.

Soon they discover a deeper pain binds them. For her, in the space of just a few months, she has lost both her mother and the custody battle for her nine-year-old son. For him, it’s the pain of growing up between Korea and Germany, being torn between two cultures and languages.

Greek Lessons is a tender love letter to human connection, a novel to awaken the senses, vividly conjuring the essence of what it means to be alive.

Translated by Deborah Smith and e. yaewon.

One Day by David Nicholls | 9781399728621

One Day

David Nicholls

£9.99

This Family by Kate Sawyer | 9781529340754

This Family

Kate Sawyer

£9.99

Western Lane by Chetna Maroo | 9781529094640

Western Lane

Chetna Maroo

£9.99

Harlequin Butterfly by Toh EnJoe | 9781782279778

Harlequin Butterfly

Toh EnJoe

£8.99

My Father’s House by Joseph O'Connor | 9781529919646

My Father’s House

Joseph O'Connor

£9.99

The Atlas Complex by Olivie Blake | 9781529095357

The Atlas Complex

Olivie Blake

£22.00