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    Book review: Korean thriller The Good Son by Jeong You-jeong worms its way under your skin

    Singapore
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    Sept. 17, 2018
    Jeong You-jeong is regarded as one of the top mystery and crime writers in her native South Korea and has even drawn comparisons with United States' Stephen King. And she easily justifies this billing in The Good Son - her fourth novel and the first to be translated into English. It is a slow-burn...
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    Reading Korean literature in the era of the Korean novelist

    Republic of Korea
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    Jan 15, 2019
    Korea has a rich and fast-growing library of modern literature. The list of writers of novels, short stories, and other works is long. Korean writers have taken a significant place in world literature. Their translators are also making names for themselves. These Korean writers, some contemporary...
  • The boy who escaped paradise

    U.S.A.
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    2016
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    An astonishing story of the mysteries, truths, and deceptions that follow the odyssey of Ahn Gil­mo, a young math savant, as he escapes from the most isolated country in the world and searches for...
  • The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World

    United Kingdom
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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary journals, letters, and travelogues
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD 'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?' The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely...