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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

삿뽀로 여인숙

About the Original Works

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Original Title
삿뽀로 여인숙
Title Romanization
Satpporo yeoinsuk
Title Sub
하성란 장편소설
English Title (Printed)
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Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Ha Seong-nan
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2000
Publisher
이룸
ISBN
9788987905235
Main Characters
Jin-myeong, Seon-myeong, Kim Jeong-in, Yun Mi-rae, Kim Yu-mi
Subject/Theme
Death, old love, simultaneity of the past and the present, old memories

About the Author

  • Ha Seong-nan
  • Birth : 1967 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Seong-nan
  • Family Name : Ha
  • Korean Name : 하성란
  • ISNI : 0000000084812321
  • Works : 10
Plot

A decade ago, after Jin-myeong's twin brother, Seon-myeong, dies in a car accident, Jin-myeong and his parents leave Seoul to move to the countryside of Chungcheong Province. After the car accident, Jin-myeong keeps on hearing a Japanese sentence “I am Kosuke” in his injured ear, but he can’t figure out why and so he leaves it alone. Years later, Jin-myeong sees a picture with the Sapporo clock tower in the background at a restaurant and thinks that the tower looks familiar. Remembering the tower in the picture, Jin-myeong goes to Sapporo alone. Upon arriving in Sapporo, Jin-myeong stays at an inn, where he finds out that the owner's name is “Kosuke,” whom Seon-myeong had always mentioned, and finds a picture of himself and a letter from Seon-myeong in the owner's room.

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

This is a novel by Ha Seong-nan, published in 2000. It was originally serialized on HiTel and later published in the book form. The author who was highly acclaimed for his delicate depictions pursued the intricacy of composition in this work through complex relationships between characters and changes in space between Seoul, Chuncheon, and Japan.

2000년에 출간된 하성란의 장편소설이다. 하이텔에 연재했던 것을 수정해서 장편으로 출간한 작품이다. 섬세한 묘사로 높은 평가를 받았던 작가는 이 작품에서는 묘사보다는 복잡한 인물들의 관계와 서울과 춘천, 일본을 오가는 공간의 변화 등을 통해 구성의 치밀함을 추구하였다. 

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