Greek lessons : a novel

Title Greek lessons : a novel
Names Han, Kang.
Smith, Deborah. Translator
Yae Won, Emily. Translator
Book Number DB114737
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation "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 the two discover a deeper pain binds them together. 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, and the fear of losing his independence. Greek Lessons tells the story of two ordinary people brought together at a moment of private anguish--the fading light of a man losing his vision meeting the silence of a woman who has lost her language. Yet these are the very things that draw them to each other. Slowly the two discover a profound sense of unity--their voices intersecting with startling beauty, as they move from darkness to light, from silence to breath and expression. Greek Lessons is the story of the unlikely bond between this pair and a tender love letter to human intimacy and connection--a novel to awaken the senses, one that vividly conjures the essence of what it means to be alive." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator Jung, Greta.
Kim, Earl T.
Local Subject Romance - ROM
Disability Themes - DIS
Visual Disability Interest - DIV
Foreign Setting - FS
Female Narrator - FN
Exclusion - Short Book - SH
LC Subject Divorced women - Fiction
Language teachers - Fiction
Man-woman relationships - Fiction
Mute persons - Fiction
People with visual disabilities - Fiction
Teacher-student relationships - Fiction
Seoul (Korea) - Fiction
Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Call Number 895.735
Language English
Original Publication Reissue of: 2023 9780593666227 2023
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