Swimming in Hong Kong by Stephanie Han

IMG_6109Set in Hong Kong, China. Reviewed on 2017/03: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSPqOroB4g1/

There is clearly something cohesive and strongly bringing these short stories together. The obvious comes to mind: #globalidentity #dislocation#alienation and belonging. Beyond the usual cliches, I really enjoyed how #hanportrayed characters which I haven’t read in fiction before when it comes to global identity: #koreans in #hongkong or #filipinos in #seoul or #africanamericans in #eastasia #stereotypes abound all around against the other and the #different I guess at the end the important thing is which side of the current we choose to swim in: with or against. #swimminginhongkong#stephaniehan #willowspringsbooks@idlewildnyc #boundaries#hongkongliterature #香港 #서울#koreanamerican

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