Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

내 심장을 쏴라

About the Original Works

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Original Title
내 심장을 쏴라
Title Romanization
Nae simjangeul sswara
English Title (Printed)
-
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Jeong You Jeong
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2009
Publisher
은행나무
ISBN
9788956602998
Main Characters
Narrator, Seung-min
Subject/Theme
Fate, awakening about life, living without frustration

About the Author

  • Jeong You Jeong
  • Birth : 1966 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : You Jeong
  • Family Name : Jeong
  • Korean Name : 정유정
  • ISNI : 0000000044752010
  • Works : 35
Plot

The narrator is repeatedly hospitalized and discharged due to schizophrenia. He befriends Seung-min, who is hospitalized due to his family’s fight over inheritance. The two of them decide to leave the hospital to escape from their families and society that have incarcerated them. 

Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • English(English)
  • Korean(한국어)

This novel by Jeong You Jeong won the fifth World Literature Award in 2009. This presents the struggle of two young men to find their own lives without giving in to their fates.

2009년 제5회 세계문학상을 수상한 정유정의 장편소설이다. 이 작품은 두 청년이 각자의 운명에 굴복하지 않고 그들만의 삶을 찾아나가는 분투기라고 할 수 있다.

Translated Books2

  • Chinese(汉语) Book
    射向我心臟
    丁柚井 / 丁柚井 / 2017 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Chinese(汉语) Book Available
    朝我的心脏开枪
    鄭柚井 / 鄭柚井 / 2011 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century