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Kim Un-Su

Teoksen The Plotters tekijä

6 teosta 603 jäsentä 26 arvostelua

Tietoja tekijästä

Sisältää nimet: Kim n su, Un-su Kim

Tekijän teokset

The Plotters (2010) 365 kappaletta
The Cabinet (2006) 224 kappaletta
Sang chaud (2020) 11 kappaletta
Kim,JAB (2022) 1 kappale
Jab ! (2018) 1 kappale

Merkitty avainsanalla

Yleistieto

Virallinen nimi
김언수
Syntymäaika
1972
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
South Korea

Jäseniä

Kirja-arvosteluja

FYI Review - This collection contains the following short pieces:
1. The Cabinet
-Why, Ludger Sylbaris, Why?
-Symptomers
-Ginkgo Tree
-Pick Up the Phone
-O, Sing in Me, HMS Prince William, of That Afternoon's Boredom
-Torporer
-Doppleganger
-Professor Kwan
-Memory Mosaicers
-Pinocchio
-Friday, Close the Blinds
-Becoming a Cat
-The Magician
-Hospital Room
-Drinking Canned Beer
2. City of Heaven
-Time Skippers
-The Clock of Babel
-Alien RADCOM
-The Girl Who Eats Beneath a Dusty Fan
-I'm Over Here, Too
-The Spy, The Proposition, and the She-Cat in Front of the Cabinet
-Embarrassed of the Human Species
-Conjoined Twins
-Bluffer
-Having Dinner with Her
-Am I a Symptomer?
3. Boobytrap
-Boobytrap
-Will Execution Inc,
-Blue Litmus Paper
-Unfamiliar City
-There's a Crocodile After Me
-The Island
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Lemeritus | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 9, 2023 |
This book had me absolutely enthralled all the way through, deeply into the mix of absurdity and cultural critique, right up until the final section that took a hard turn into the gruesome and a graphic and far too long torture scene that had me wanting to hurl the book across the room. BUT WHY, THOUGH? I am still cranky about that, days later.
 
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greeniezona | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 29, 2023 |
Orphan child Reseng was taken in by Old Raccoon and trained to be an assassin at the Library of Dogs. Old Raccoon is one of the leading plotters of political assassinations, and Reseng is his prize weapon, his hands and feet.

Reseng is acutely aware of his likely future; successful assassins usually end up on some other plotter's assassination list, and sooner or later he is likely to be killed himself. As the story starts, his missions seem to be getting sloppy; he departs from the script, annoying the plotters who engaged him. He starts to suspect that his time is coming and that he needs to take steps to protect himself. Then he encounters a plotter for the first time, in a most unexpected quarter.

This is a somewhat different crime story with a few clever twists and an engaging protagonist. Good stuff.
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gjky | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 9, 2023 |
Ich habe nicht das Buch gelesen, sondern die komplette Lesung als Hörbuch gehört.
Auf die Story war ich gekommen, da mir jemand gesagt hat, das wäre wie eine koreanische Version von Murakami. Alles in Allem fand ich die Story interessant, wobei mir aber der Anfang (Den Part mit dem alten Mann und dessen Geschichte mit dem Wal) am besten gefallen hat. Nach dem Anfang dachte ich, das Buch würde in eine andere Richtung gehen, doch es hat mir gut gefallen. Manchmal waren die Namen etwas verwirrend und gegen das Ende hin fand ich es etwas fader. Einige Parts fand ich auch etwas unlogisch (Vor allem den Part, wo Old Racoon den Killer ganz einfach findet, obwohl er untergetaucht ist. Das war für mich ziemlich unlogisch, denn dann hätten ihn auch seine Widersacher mit Leichtigkeit in seinem "neuen Leben" finden können )
Alles in allem aber eine sehr interessante Story in einem fiktiven Korea.
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Merano | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 19, 2023 |

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Tilastot

Teokset
6
Jäseniä
603
Suosituimmuussija
#41,679
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 3.5
Kirja-arvosteluja
26
ISBN:t
46
Kielet
12

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