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English(English) Book

Our Happy Time

About the Books

Author
Gong Ji Young
Co-Author
-
Translator
Sora Kim-Russell
Publisher
Short Books
Published Year
2014
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Original Title
우리들의 행복한 시간
Original Language

Korean(한국어)

Romanization of Original
Urideurui haengbokan sigan
ISBN
9781780720968
Page
263
Volume

About the Author

  • Ji-Young Gong
  • Birth : 1963 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Ji-Young
  • Family Name : Gong
  • Korean Name : 공지영
  • ISNI : 0000000121485666
  • Works : 60
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Descriptions(Languages 1)
  • English(English)

Yujeong – beautiful, bright and wealthy – is in hospital recovering from her third suicide attempt. Angry at the world, she reluctantly accepts her no-nonsense aunt’s suggestion: to accompany her on charitable visits to inmates on death row.

At first, Yunsu – a convicted murderer – seems unrepenting and savage. Yujeong is repulsed by his crimes, but detects deep suffering behind his hard demeanour. Slowly and with growing passion, the two young misfits reveal to each other the dark secrets and traumas that have shaped their lives.

Yet every week Yunsu’s hands are in cuffs, and it is impossible to forget that the time they have together is painfully short…

Source : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21178980-our-happy-time

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