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  • Pre-Order Ummas Table
    Author: Yeon-Sik Hong
    Artist: Yeon-Sik Hong
    Published by: Drawn & Quarterly
    £15.53 RRP £22.50
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      • Due for release: 18 March 2020.
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Description

Madang is an artist and new father who moves to a quiet home in the countryside, excited to build a new life with his family.

But soon his attention is diverted back to his impoverished parents back in Seoul in a dingy basement apartment. With an ailing mother and an alcoholic father, Madang struggles to overcome the exhaustion of trying to be everything: a good son, devoted father, and loving husband.

To cope, he reminisces about their family meals together and his mother’s kimchi, a traditional dish that is prepared by the family and requires months of fermentation.

A beautiful meditation on how the kitchen and communal cooking-both past, present and future - bind a family together amidst the inevitable.

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Trade Paperback
Cat. No.
4769224
ISBN
9781770463868