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    • Vietnamese

    '7 năm bóng tối': Đi vào tâm của vòng xoáy tội ác

    Vietnam
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    December 28, 2015
    Nữ văn sĩ người Hàn Jeong You Jeong đưa người đọc đi vào tâm của vòng xoáy tội ác trong tiểu thuyết của mình với sự ngột ngạt đến ám ảnh, đau đớn và phẫn nộ đến tột cùng. 7 năm bóng tối bao trùm bởi làn sương mù dày đặc, mờ mịt và lạnh lẽo. Những con người sống trong bầu không khí đó giống như...
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    • English

    Review: ‘Seven Years of Night’ is a strained specimen of Korean noir

    U.S.A
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    April 5, 2018
    Director Choo Chang-min’s adaptation of Jeong You-jeong’s novel “Seven Years of Night” offers a ponderous take on a classic noir premise. Though well-acted and visually striking, the film’s missing some of the punchiness that makes these kinds of tragic crime stories hit hard.
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    • Czech

    To je vražda, napsala: Literární tygřice z Východu útočí

    Czech
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    May 23, 2019
    Krimi román Vzorný syn jihokorejské autorky Čong Judžong je krvas. Tak byly za první republiky označovány románky s hrůzostrašnými ději. Autorka používá prověřené postupy, vyprávění prokládá stylizovanými zápisy z deníku a z policejních záznamů k navození hodnověrnosti...
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    Tantalising psychological drama

    India
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    August 10, 2019
    You-Jeong Jeong’s first English translation, The Good Son, makes a welcome splash in a market where works ranging from Gillian Flynn’s 2012 bestseller Gone Girl to The Girl on the Train (2015) have come into vogue. This Korean mystery novel stands out as both family drama and psychological thriller...
    • Book
    • Czech
    • Available

    Vzorný syn

    Czech
    / / /
    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Jednoho rána Judžina probudí pach krve. Jako epileptik ví, že se mu to jen zdá. Ale je to opravdu jen halucinace? Co se s ním skutečně děje, když vynechá prášky? Je tu něco, co mu vlastní paměť...
    • Book
    • Portuguese
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    O bom filho

    Brazil
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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Jovem nadador com um futuro brilhante, Yu-jin vê sua carreira ser interrompida pela epilepsia. Os remédios que previnem seus ataques acabam por cobrar um preço alto, e o sonho de ser um esportista é...
    • Article
    • Portuguese

    Um mergulho sombrio na mente humana

    Brazil
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    July 22, 2019
    Jovem nadador com um futuro brilhante, Yu-jin vê sua carreira ser interrompida pela epilepsia. Os remédios que previnem seus ataques acabam por cobrar um preço alto, e o sonho de ser um esportista é sepultado para sempre.
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    • English

    ‘The Good Son’ by You-Jeong Jeong: When Yu-jin woke up

    India
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    July 6, 2019
    If this novel is anything to go by, Korean psychological crime fiction is an exciting sub-genre that cuts through the banality of standard Western thrillers
    • Article
    • English

    Book Review: The Good Son, You-Jeong Jeong

    India
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    July 6, 2019
    It takes a particular kind of mind to plumb the depths of the unimaginable. Imagine you aren’t quite well and being off your medication makes you... well, unpredictable. Imagine you wake up far too early one morning covered in blood and slowly piece t...
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    • Czech

    Čong, Judžong Vzorný syn

    Czechia
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    July 3, 2019
    Poslední léta se korejskému románu ve světě daří. Spisovatelé začínají vnímat nejen domácí publikum, ale mají ambice proniknout ven. Jsou pro to daleko lépe vybaveni než jejich předchůdci a jsou ochotni se přizpůsobit. Klasické vyprávění s prvky „korejskosti“ už není stoprocentní nezbytností pro...

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