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Ko Un (born on 1 August or 11 April 1933) is a South Korean poet. His works have been translated and published in more than 15 countries and he has been imprisoned many times. Ko is routinely mentioned as one of the frontrunners for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and Korean reporters have camped outside his house ahead of the annual recipient announcement.

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Book: Shattered Sighs