『Grandma Flora (꽃할머니)』

by Yoonduck Kwon

If you want to learn Korean modern history, Yoonduck Kwon's picture books are good starting points. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews, she depicts people's lives during and after tragic historical moments. Grama Flora is a story about a victim of sexual slavery during the Pacific War. This book tells not only past suffering but also peace, humanity, and solidarity. Inspired by Buddhist paintings and traditional Korean folk paintings, her style is distinctively unique.

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