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English(English) E-Book

I Have the Right to Destroy Myself

About the E-Books

Author
YOUNG-HA KIM
Co-Author
-
Translator
Chi-Young Kim
Publisher
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Published Year
2015
Country
-
Classification
literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century
Original Title
나는 나를 파괴할 권리가 있다
Romanization of Original
Naneun nareul pagoehal gwolliga itda
Original Language
Korean(한국어)
ISBN
9781101928639
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Listen Audiobook

About the Author

  • Kim Young-ha
  • Birth : 1968 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Young-ha
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김영하
  • ISNI : 000000012148951X
  • Works : 81
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Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

In the fast-paced, high-urban landscape of Seoul, C and K are brothers who have fallen in love with the same woman—Se-yeon—who tears at both of them as they all try desperately to find real connection in an atomized world. A spectral, nameless narrator haunts the edges of their lives as he tells of his work helping the lost and hurting find escape through suicide. Dreamlike and beautiful, the South Korea brought forth in this novel is cinematic in its urgency and its reflection of contemporary life everywhere—far beyond the boundaries of the Korean peninsula. Recalling the emotional tension of Milan Kundera and the existential anguish of Bret Easton Ellis, I Have the Right to Destroy Myself achieves its author's greatest wish—to show Korean literature as part of an international tradition. Young-ha Kim is a young master, the leading literary voice of his generation.

Translated Books16 See more

  • Chinese(汉语) Book
    我有破壞自己的權利
    金英夏 / 김영하 / 2018 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century
  • Azerbaijani(Azərbaycan dili) Book
    HƏYATIMI MƏHV ETMƏYA HAQQIM VAR
    Yonq-Ha Kim / 김영하 / 2018 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century
  • Czech(Český Jazyk) Book
    Mám právo se zničit
    Kim Jongha / 김영하 / 2014 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century