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English(English) E-Book

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

About the E-Books

Title Sub
The international bestseller
Author
Cho Nam-joo
Co-Author
-
Translator
Jamie Chang
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Published Year
2020
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Original Title
82년생 김지영
Romanization of Original
82 nyeonsaeng Gim Jiyeong
Original Language

Korean(한국어)

ISBN
9781471185052
Page
-
Series
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About the Author

  • Cho Nam-ju
  • Birth : 1978 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Nam-ju
  • Family Name : Cho
  • Korean Name : 조남주
  • ISNI : 0000000460558831
  • Works : 43
About the Original Work
  • 82년생 김지영
  • Author : -
  • Published Year : 2016
  • English Title : Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
More About the Original Work
Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

THE SOUTH KOREAN SENSATION THAT HAS GOT THE WHOLE WORLD TALKING

'A ground-breaking work of feminist fiction' Stylist

Kim Jiyoung is a girl born to a mother whose in-laws wanted a boy. A female preyed upon by male teachers at school. A daughter whose father blames her when she is harassed late at night.
Kim Jiyoung is a model employee but gets overlooked for promotion. A wife who gives up her career and independence for a life of domesticity.
Kim Jiyoung has started acting strangely.
Kim Jiyoung is depressed.
Kim Jiyoung is mad.
Kim Jiyoung is her own woman.
Kim Jiyoung is every woman.

The life story of one young woman born at the end of the twentieth century raises questions about endemic misogyny and institutional oppression that are relevant to us all. Riveting, original and uncompromising, this is the most important book to have emerged from South Korea since Han Kang's The Vegetarian.

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Translated Books21 See More

  • Turkish(Türkçe) Book
    Kim Jiyeong, Doğum: 1982
    Nam-Joo Cho / 조남주 / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Italian(Italiano) Book
    Kim-Ji Young, nata nel 1982
    Nam-Joo Cho / 조남주 / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Azerbaijani(Azərbaycan dili) Book
    1982 təvəllüdlü Kim Ci Yon
    Ço Nam Ju / 조남주 / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century