Kim, Yong Ik
Vogelauge
A novel from Korea
Translated from English by Inge M. Artl. Illustrated by My-Ryoung Jansky-Kim
Lamuv, Göttingen, 1989
112 pages
out of print
ages 8 to 10


»Birdeye« is what the children in a Korean village call a boy who they mock because he has one brown, one blue eye. But they also envy and admire him, because he owns an ox, which even wins a prize.

 

Original: »Blue in the Seed« © 1964 by Kim Yong Ik