UPDATE (26 Feb. 2017): Some fascinating commentary, and even a new photo, can be found in the comments section below. Don’t miss it!
ORIGINAL POST: So, since we got back from Korea, I’ve been struggling to get back to work on my novel(s), but I have managed to do some editing and send out a piece that I wrote earlier this year. I’ve also started editing another into shape, and have been knocking together bits and pieces that will become stories at some point.
One of the more dark and harrowing stories concerns one Viktoria Yankovsky—well, not real Victoria Yankovsky, who ended up in California, but an imaginary one in the world where my “mechanika” stories takes place. I mentioned Victoria Yankovsky in my post about Donald Clark’s book on the foreigner experience on the Korean peninsula, Living Dangerously in Korea: my exact words were,
the enchanting Victoria Yankovsky–a tiger-fang-earring wearing Russian huntress…
And here she is:
More about Ms. Yankovsky beneath the cut in this post. Continue reading