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The Scorpion by Kim Won-il
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In mainstream literature, it is not unusual to find a great novel whose themes are simultaneously universal and local. humanity and the human condition can be represented through characters and events that reflect the environment of an author living in a specific time and place. In the case of The Scorpion, the 13th novel by Kim Won-il, one of Korea's most acclaimed contemporary writers, the crippling repercussions of childhood trauma- trauma that has occured and still occurs today in every culture across the globe- are shown against the setting of Korea's tortured history. The Scorpion, can be read both as historical fiction and as a contemporary crime novel.

Product Sub-title: A Korean classic
Author/Authors/Editors: Kim Won-il (Translated by Sunok Kang and Melissa J. Thomson)
Description: In mainstream literature, it is not unusual to find a great novel whose themes are simultaneously universal and local. humanity and the human condition can be represented through characters and events that reflect the environment of an author living in a specific time and place. In the case of The Scorpion, the 13th novel by Kim Won-il, one of Korea's most acclaimed contemporary writers, the crippling repercussions of childhood trauma- trauma that has occured and still occurs today in every culture across the globe- are shown against the setting of Korea's tortured history.The Scorpion, can be read both as historical fiction and as a contemporary crime novel.
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Kitaab International Pte Ltd
Language: English
ISBN Number: 9789811167737
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Historical Fiction
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