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Recommended thriller books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into thriller here are some thriller books from South Korea for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun EN

Rating: 3.8     5 Votes
Country: Asia / South Korea flag South Korea
This is not a murder story. It is the story of those left behind. Parasite meets The Good Son in this piercing psychological portrait of three women haunted by a brutal, unsolved crime. In the summer of 2002, nineteen-year-old Kim Hae-on was murdered in what became known as the High School Beauty Murder. There were two suspects: Shin Jeongjun, who had a rock-solid alibi, and Han Manu, to whom no evidence could be pinned. The case went cold. Seventeen years pass without justice, and the grief and uncertainty take a cruel toll on her younger sister, Da-on, in particular. Unable to move on with h... continue
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022


The Disaster Tourist : A Novel by Yun Ko-Eun EN

Rating: 3.2     5 Votes
Country: Asia / South Korea flag South Korea
This stunning “dystopian feminist eco-thriller” from an award-winning South Korean author “takes on climate change, sexual assault, greed, and dark tourism” (Ms. Magazine). Welcome to the desert island of Mui, where a paid vacation to paradise is nothing short of a disaster in this “mordantly witty novel [that] reads like a highly literary, ultra–incisive thriller” (Refinery29). Jungle is a cutting–edge travel agency specializing in tourism to destinations devastated by disaster and climate change. And until she found herself at the mercy of a predatory colleague, Yona was one of their top rep... continue
Recommended: 24 Aug 2022



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