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    Planet virus: seven novelists from around the world on living with the pandemic

    U.K.
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    July 5, 2020
    Covid-19 has exposed social and political fault lines from Brazil to Iceland to South Korea. Here, seven acclaimed writers share their lockdown experiences
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    [Audio Book] The Good SonJeong You Jeong

    "A cool, crafty did-he-do-it thriller [for] readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith." - A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window "Ingeniously twisted." -Entertainment Weekly , "Must List" Named a Must-Read Book of the Summer by Elle, Vulture , Entertainment...
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    The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly A NovelSun-mi Hwang

    This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command, only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wild—and to hatch an egg of her...
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    Five authors of Korean thrillers you should be reading, by Paula Woods

    U.S.A.
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    February 14, 2020
    The list of top Korean crime novelists published in English — some of whom I’ve read, others I can’t wait to read — is woefully short but sure to grow. Some are pure mystery writers, others more literary but dabbling in the genre, as does much of the best writing coming from Korea today.
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    Miracle on Cherry Hill

    U.K
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    This is the story of a man named Kang Dae-su. His whole life is a miracle, rising from poverty to running a successful construction company. In his twilight years, Kang is diagnosed with a brain...
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    Marilyn and Me

    U.K
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    A beautifully woven page turner' Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz A gripping and heartwrenching novel of damage and survival, grief and unexpected solace, Marilyn and Me is a...
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    Ruthie Jones's Reviews : Please Look After Mom

    U.S.A.
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    Apr 08, 2011

    Powerful and unforgettable! I actually believe this book has changed me or at least opened my eyes to my own level of participation (and shortcomings) in my relationships...

     

     

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    Liz Barnsley's Reviews : The Good Son

    U.S.A.
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    Apr 11, 2018

    The Good Son is a novel that rewards it’s readers – a slow burner of a tale, creepy as you like, based around one single character – Yu-jin – who wakes up one morning and finds himself covered in blood and his Mother dead downstairs…but did he kill her? Well that is the question….

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    BOOK REVIEW: THE GOOD SON BY YOU-JEONG JEONG

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    April 29, 2018
  • The good son

    U.S.A.
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Early one morning, twenty-six-year-old Yu-jin wakes up to a strange metallic smell, and a phone call from his brother asking if everything's all right at home – he missed a call from their mother in...

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