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The Court Dancer

About the E-Books

Author
Kyung-Sook Shin
Co-Author
-
Translator
Anton Hur
Publisher
Pegasus Books
Published Year
2018
Country
UNITED STATES
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century > Romance

Original Title
리진
Romanization of Original
Rijin
Original Language

Korean(한국어)

ISBN
9781681778426
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Read

About the Author

  • Kyung-Sook Shin
  • Birth : 1963 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Kyung-sook
  • Family Name : Shin
  • Korean Name : 신경숙
  • ISNI : 000000008374681X
  • Works : 102
About the Original Work
  • 리진
  • Author : Kyung-Sook Shin
  • Published Year : 2007
  • English Title : The Court Dancer
More About the Original Work
Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

When a novice French diplomat arrives for an audience with the Emperor, he is enraptured by the Joseon Dynasty's magnificent culture, then at its zenith. But all fades away when he sees Yi Jin perform the traditional Dance of the Spring Oriole. Though well aware that women of the court belong to the palace, the young diplomat confesses his love to the Emperor, and gains permission for Yi Jin to accompany him back to France.A world away in Belle Epoque Paris, Yi Jin lives a free, independent life, away from the gilded cage of the court, and begins translating and publishing Joseon literature into French with another Korean student. But even in this new world, great sorrow awaits her. Betrayal, jealousy, and intrigue abound, culminating with the tragic assassination of the last Joseon empress—and the poisoned pages of a book.Rich with historic detail and filled with luminous characters, Korea's most beloved novelist brings a lost era to life in a story that will resonate long after the final page.

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  • Arabic(اللغة العربية) Book
    راقصة البلاط
    كيونغ سوك شين / 신경숙 / 2022 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century > Romance
  • Polish(Polski) Book
    Dworska tancerka
    Shin Kyung-sook / 신경숙 / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century > Romance
  • Lithuanian(Lietuvių kalba) Book
    RI DŽINĖ
    Kyung-Sook Shin / 신경숙 / 2019 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century > Romance