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Title I have the right to destroy myself / Young-ha Kim ; translated from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim.
Author Kim, Young-ha, 1968-
Publication Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Description 1 online resource
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Call # eBOOK
Note "A Harvest original."
Summary A "mesmerizing" novel of a love triangle and a mysterious disappearance in South Korea (Booklist). In the fast-paced, high-urban landscape of Seoul, C and K are brothers who have fallen in love with the same woman--Se-yeon--who tears at both of them as they all try desperately to find real connection in an atomized world. A spectral, nameless narrator haunts the edges of their lives as he tells of his work helping the lost and hurting find escape through suicide. Dreamlike and beautiful, the South Korea brought forth in this novel is cinematic in its urgency and its reflection of contemporary life everywhere--far beyond the boundaries of the Korean peninsula. Recalling the emotional tension of Milan Kundera and the existential anguish of Bret Easton Ellis, I Have the Right to Destroy Myself achieves its author's greatest wish--to show Korean literature as part of an international tradition. Young-ha Kim is a young master, the leading literary voice of his generation.
Note Online resource; title from READ title page (OverDrive, viewed December 4, 2017).
Subject Kim, Young-ha, 1968- -- Translations into English.
Youth -- Korea (South) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Korea (South) -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Love -- Korea (South) -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Seoul (Korea) -- Fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Kim, Chi-Young.
OverDrive, Inc.
Addl. Title Naneun nareul pagoehal wolliga ittta. English
ISBN 9780547540535 (electronic bk.)
0547540531 (electronic bk.)

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