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금수회의록 (Geum-su-Hue-I-Lok) Assembly of Animals

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Assembly of Animals is a highly engaging and thought-provoking novel that takes the reader on a whimsical journey through a world where animals hold council meetings to discuss the actions of humans. The author, Guk-seon Ahn, brilliantly weaves together a variety of animal characters, each with their own unique personalities and perspectives.

The story is told through a series of interconnected vignettes, each focusing on a different animal and their interactions with the human world. From the wise and observant owl to the mischievous and cunning fox, each character brings a fresh and insightful take on the complexities of human behavior.

Ahn's writing is both charming and insightful, offering a unique perspective on the human-animal relationship and prompting readers to reflect on their own actions and impact on the natural world. The novel is filled with humor, wisdom, and poignant moments that will leave readers contemplating the consequences of their actions and the interconnectedness of all living beings.

Overall, Assembly of Animals is a delightful and thought-provoking read that will appeal to readers of all ages. Ahn's creative storytelling and richly drawn characters make this novel a truly unique and memorable literary experience.

Book Description:
동물들이 토론을 하며 인류를 비판하는 토론체 우화 소설이다. 최초의 신소설이며 일제가 1909년 금서를 하였다.
Assembly of Animals is an allegorical tale of animals meeting together to criticise Mankind. It was the first modern novel in Korean, and it's publication was banned by the Japanese in 1909.

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