• Article
    • French

    Un Roman Noir pour l'Eté : Les Planificateurs

    France
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    July 8, 2019
    C’est l’une des rares romans policiers venus de Corée du Sud. Et quel roman ! Dans le monde hiérarchisé du crime, chacun est à sa place ; du côté des exécutants, Laeseang, 32 ans, est un assassin aux rares qualités professionnelles. Auxquelles s’ajoute une passion dévorante (mais qui ne lui fait...
    • Article
    • Italian

    Libri sotto l’ombrellone: i thriller dell’estate

    Italy
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    June 24, 2019
    Un giallo fuori dagli schemi I cospiratori di Un-Su Kim (Harper Collins) ci offre un punto di vista insolito, quello dell’assassino. A Seoul dietro ad ogni uccisione c’è un cospiratore, di cui nessuno conosce l’identità.
    • Article
    • Polish

    LIKWIDATOR, KIM UN-SU

    Poland
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    June 17, 2019
    Według światowych mediów nadchodzi trend na thrillery kryminalne z Azji. Jednym z pierwszych zwiastunów nowej mody ma być świetnie oceniana powieść "Likwidator" koreańskiego autora Kima Un-su. To intrygująca książka pełna ekscentrycznych postaci, spisków i czarnego humoru doprawiona egzotyką i...
    • Book
    • English
    • Available

    The Plotters

    Australia
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    The important thing is not who pulls the trigger but who’s behind the person who pulls the trigger—the plotters, the masterminds working in the shadows. Raised by Old Raccoon in The Library of Dogs,...
    • Article
    • English

    Thriller's a movie beaming off the pages

    Singapore
    / /
    May 28, 2019
    The Plotters by South Korean writer Kim Un-Su is one such book. It is poised somewhere between the viscerally pulpy John Wick film franchise and Ernest Hemingway's fatalistic 1927 short story The Killers, but with an entirely Korean sensibility. It is a superb example of its genre, insofar as...
    • Article
    • Swedish

    Han Kang och Kim Un-Su till Bokmässan

    Sweden
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    Apr 15, 2019
    I höst deltar Kim Un-Su, Han Kang och övriga sydkoreanska gästerna i en rad aktiviteter och seminarium, för att belysa sin vardag som författare och den rådande kulturella och politiska situationen i sitt hemland.
    • Article
    • Swedish

    Pressmeddelande Prisbelönta Han Kang kommer till årets Bokmässa

    Sweden
    / /
    Apr 15, 2019
    Sydkorea är i år hedersgäst och temaland på Bokmässan den 26–29 september. Landets litteratur, kultur och samhälle kommer att speglas genom Sydkoreas främsta författare och poeter. En av gästerna som kommer till mässan är den prisbelönta författaren Han Kang. I år är det också 60 år sedan Sverige...
  • DIE PLOTTER

    Germany
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Raeseng ist Killer von Beruf, seit ihn Old Raccoon als Kind bei sich aufnahm und ausbildete. Aufgewachsen an einem geheimen Rückzugsort in Seoul, einer Bibliothek voller alter Bücher, gehört er zur...
    • Article
    • English

    ‘The Plotters’ offers chilling portrait of killer for hire

    U.S.A.
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    Jan 24, 2019
    It’s a bull market for fictional hit men. Among recent assassin-centric thrillers is Malcolm Mackay’s brilliant Glasgow Trilogy: “The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter,” “How a Gunman Says Goodbye” and “The Sudden Arrival of Violence,” plus a couple of stand-alones by the same author. Now comes...
    • Article
    • English

    Don't Judge 'The Plotters' By Its Cover ... Blurb

    U.S.A.
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    Jan 28, 2019
    They say you shouldn't judge books by their covers, but seldom are we warned you shouldn't judge them by their blurbs. Logic indicates it's useless to grow too attached to blurbs, and yet they seem to color our perception of novels. Sometimes blurbs taunt us, sometimes they underwhelm us (how many...

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