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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

캐비닛

About the Original Works

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Original Title
캐비닛
Title Romanization
Kaebinit
Title Sub
Cabinet : 김언수 장편소설
English Title(Printed)
The Cabinet
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Kim Un-su
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2006
Publisher
문학동네
ISBN
8954602592
Main Characters
-
Subject/Theme
Reality confined within a system; fantasy world

About the Author

  • Kim Un-su
  • Birth : 1972 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Un-su
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김언수
  • ISNI : 000000043496828X
  • Works : 32
Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • Korean(한국어)
  • English(English)

2006년에 출간된 김언수의 장편소설이다. 제12회 문학동네 소설상 수상작이다. 작품은 세상의 진실을 담는 '13호 캐비닛'에 관한 이야기를 20개의 에피소드로 나누어 옴니버스형식으로 구성했다. 작가는 '172일 동안 자고 일어난 토포러'들, 잃어버린 손가락 대신 나무손가락을 가진 '피노키오아저씨', 남성성과 여성성을 모두 가진 '네오헤르마프도'들을 '심토머'로 부르며 이들의 일상을 기록하고 정리하는 화자의 이야기를 익살과 재담을 적절하게 섞어 소설로 만들었다.

This novel by Kim Un-su was published in 2006, and it won the Munhakdongnae Novel Award. Written in an omnibus style, the novel consists of over twenty episodes revolving around the mysterious Cabinet 13. The author tells a comic, witty tale about the narrator’s efforts to catalogue his notes on the lives of the ‘torporers’, who sleep for 172 days; ‘Pinocchio’, whose missing fingers have been replaced by wooden digits; and the dual-gendered ‘neo-hermaphdo’, whom he refers to as the ‘symptomers’.

Translated Books6 See More

  • French(Français) Book
    Le Placard
    Kim Un-su / Kim Un-su / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) Book
    The Cabinet
    KIM UN-SU / KIM UN-SU / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Japanese(日本語) Book
    キャビネット
    キム・オンス / キム・オンス / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks2

  • English(English) Audiobooks
    The Cabinet
    KIM UN-SU / KIM UN-SU / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • French(Français) E-Books
    Le Placard
    KIM UN-SU / KIM UN-SU / 2017 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century