The Vegetarian: A Novel by Han Kang

The Vegetarian is a South Korean three-part drama novella written by Han Kang and first published in 2007. Based on Kang's 1997 short story "The Fruit of My Woman", The Vegetarian is set in modern-day Seoul and tells the story of Yeong-hye, a part-time graphic artist and home-maker, whose decision to stop eating meat after a bloody, nightmarish dream about human cruelty leads to devastating consequences in her personal and familial life.

The 1940th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The New Vanguard (New York Times)

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The Vegetarian: A Novel Hardcover 289339 $8.89 $1.49 2016
The Vegetarian: A Novel Kindle Edition 27291 2016
The Vegetarian Audio CD 8662086 $19.13 2018
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