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    Read this next: 6 new novels coming in September you won't want to miss

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    August 31, 2019
    "The Starlet and the Spy," Ji-min Lee (Sept. 10) "Welcome, Miss Monroe! Welcome to Korea, which has turned into a mass grave from three years of bloody battle!" Alice J. Kim, a promising artist before the war, tames her acerbic internal monologue while at work with the American armed forces, where...
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    Marilyn and Me

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    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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    4th Estate pre-empts 'darkly beautiful' Marilyn & Me

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    Jul 6, 2018
    Helen Garnons-Williams, publishing director at the HarperCollins imprint, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Marilyn and Me by Korean novelist and screenwriter Ji-min Lee,in a pre-empt from Barbara Zitwer at Barbara Zitwer Agency. The translator is the Man Asian Literary Prize-winning...
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    Lee Jimin*

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    Romance with a Twist of Intrigue: Modern Boy by Lee Ji-min

    Republic of Korea
    OCT 20 2014

    Lee Ji-min’s Modern Boy, which has been made into a movie starring Kim Hye-su and Pak Hae-il, is set in the city of Gyeongseong (formerly Seoul) in the 1930s during the Japanese colonization of Korea. This era is remembered as the darkest and most unfortunate period in Korea’s history. This...