Author: Suk-je SUNG
309 pages | 223*152mm
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About This Book
"What a story-teller! Expect never-ending lively conversations and descriptions!"
Ichido begins his career as a thief by stealing money from the local comic book store. After a while of petty thievery, he meets an older thief named Wang Hak, who impresses Ichido. He decides to learn from Wang Hak. One day while at Wang Hak’s house, he meets Wang Hak’s daughter, a young woman named Wang Doo-ryeon. Ichido falls in love with her. Doo-ryeon has other plans, however, to run away to the city and becomes a prostitute. Ichido follows her to the city, but eventually returns to his island home after being away for seven years.
About the Author
Born in 1960 in Sangju of Kyungbook Province. He made his literary debut as a novelist in 1995 when his first short story "The Last 4.5 Seconds of My Life" was published in quarterly Munhakdongne. He has won numerous prominent awards of Korea including the Hankook Ilbo Literature Prize, Dongseo Literary Award, the Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award, The Dong-in Literature Prize, the Contemporary Literature Prize and Oh Young-soo Literary Award. His works include There Live Morons, Enjoyable Life, The Last 4.5 Seconds of My Life, Jo Dong-gwan, I Saw a Tiger, Possessed, Thus Said Hwang Man-geun, Shining Ecstatic Moment, My Mon Used to Sing This Song, Finding the King, Beautiful days, Human Strength, In the middle of merry dancing, Picnic, etc.
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