Sunjeev Sahota, The Year of the Runaways(2016. Vintage Books)
유네스코 문학창의도시 네트워크에서 추천해준 작품입니다.
아쉽게도 이 작품은 한국어로 번역되어 출판되지 않았습니다.
“If you have the courage you can go anywhere. Do anything. Be with anyone.”
“I am on a marriage visa.”
There were whoops and cheers. His shoulders were rubbed.
You’ve hit the jackpot, they said. Lottery ninkhel gey. “Arré, janaab, you don’t even need to work. One year and all your dreams come true.”
Gurpreet thrust a plate into Randeep’s hand. “Welcome to England. Maybe you’ll bring us all some luck.”
“You could go anywhere.” she said, “I think that must feel wonderful. To have the freedom to go where you want. To do what you want.”