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South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

Han Kang shares £50,000 award with her translator for "The Vegetarian"

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Ms Kang signing a copy of "The Vegetarian" at a photocall in London on Sunday.

London

SOUTH Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize on Monday, sharing the £50,000 (S$99,000) award with her translator - who had only taught herself Korean three years before.

Han Kang, 45, an author and creative writing teacher who is already successful in