"When the string breaks while working, there is still the rope. When the oars swear out, there is still the tree. You feel you can't go on, but you will" - Do-saeng
The Island of Sea Women is full of emotions and visuals; it feels like reading a screenplay. If you are looking for an easy going weekend read, this will be one of the perfect picks. Although, I must admit, tears flowed down my cheeks as I was taken back to the ocean, watching how the story of two best friends; Youngsook and Mi-ja unfolds.