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    Liz Murray's Reviews : Mina

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    I met Kim Sagwa at the Litquake festival in San Francisco and I loved her expression and dark sense of humor. This definitely comes across in Mina. It is so dark, and not laugh out loud funny, but there is something about the way the story unfolds. You do not want to read spoilers as the ending...

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    Paul Fulcher's Reviews : Mina

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    A’s mouth is moving. I’ve been working with her on a project for three months. The day I met her she introduced herself as a branding consultant, and damned if her business card didn’t say exactly that. And then she launched into a spiel about all her whoopity-do degrees, parading her education...

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    This novel delivers a 'mix of horror and elegance'

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    Nov 2, 2018
    An introduction of Kim Sagwa's <Mina 미나> The book follows Crystal, and her friends Minho and Mina. Crystal "has a problem understanding and respecting people who have emotions and show emotions," Metcalf said. "She views these people with derision and incomprehension. She has a lot of rants...
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    mina

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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Kim’s English-language debut shines a light on the unique pressures faced by Korean teenagers, and the darker sides of adolescent rage. Outwardly, Crystal seems like an average teen: clever,...
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    MINA by Sagwa Kim, Bruce Fulton, Ju Chan Fulton

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    Oct 9, 2018
    Book Review : Kim Swagwa's Englsih translation <MINA 미나> Kim’s English debut is a descent into the dark world of a teenage girl.
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    THE CLOSET - Kim Sagwa

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    Sep 11, 2018
    An excerpt from a Kim Sagwa's Englsih translation of <MINA = 미나>
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    Fiction Book Review : Mina by Kim Sagwa

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    Oct 1, 2018
    Kim’s English-language debut shines a light on the unique pressures faced by Korean teenagers, and the darker sides of adolescent rage. Outwardly, Crystal seems like an average teen: clever, beautiful, and confident, she studies hard for cram school, goes to karaoke, and has a rotating cast of...

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