Many readers, mostly women, have been drawn to the story because they see in it a reflection of their own lives and struggles to balance family and career. Photo: Alamy

South Korean hit novel about young mother Kim Ji-young strikes a chord among women across Asia

  • It’s a work of fiction, but hit novel Kim Ji-young, Born in 1982 has raised some deep-seated gender issues using situations that many everyday Asian women face. And it’s spreading across the region fast
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Many readers, mostly women, have been drawn to the story because they see in it a reflection of their own lives and struggles to balance family and career. Photo: Alamy
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