Korean Literature Club: "The Plotters" by Un-su Kim

Date: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Destination(s): 
North Terrace Cafe, near Anguk or Jongno-3ga station
Cost: 
Free
Tour Leader: 
Yonjoo Hong, Bro. Anthony

 

"The Plotters" by Un-su Kim
translated by Sora Kim-Russell

 

This is to invite you to join us for our monthly meeting at the North Terrace Cafe, Wednesday, March 27. 

At our next meeting on Wednesday, March 27,  we will be reading "The Plotters" by Un-su Kim, translated by Sora Kim-Russell. We read Sora's translation of "The Hole" by Pyun Hye-young a couple months back. 

The  original Korean book is titled 설계자들, by 김언수 .  If you can't find it in Korea, you can download it in its Kindle version.

The Plotters tells the story of Renseng, a jaded assassin who startles himself by realizing—somewhat belatedly—that he has a moral code, a sense of honor, a soul.  All of these will prove to be perilous liabilities in his world.  Un-Su Kim is a tremendous writer, and he’s crafted a smart, stylish, and surprisingly moving thriller.

Join us at 7PM in the basement of North Terrace Cafe, near Anguk or Jongno-3ga station on Line 3 (orange line). 

Warm wishes,

Yonjoo Hong

The North Terrace Book Cafe is located at Yulgok-ro 10-gil, Jongno 1234, Jongno-gu, Seoul.  Go to Anguk Station on the Orange #3 Line.  Go out Exit 4 and do and immediate U-turn on the sidewalk.  Then take a right in front of the Japanese Cultural Center and walk towards Changdeok-gung, but on the opposite side of the main street (Yulgok-ro) from the palace.  Please note the below map.

 

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