You-Jeong Jeong



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You-jeong Jeong was born in Hampyeong, South Korea. She initially trained and worked as a nurse. She is now South Korea's leading writer of psychological crime and thriller fiction and is often compared to Stephen King and Raymond Chandler.

You-jeong is the author of four novels including Seven Years of Darkness, which was named one of the top ten crime novels of 2015 by the German newspaper Die Zeit.

Her work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Thai and Vietnamese. The Good Son is the first of her books to be translated into English.

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The Good Son

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3.63 avg rating — 2,741 ratings — published 2016 — 23 editions
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7년의 밤

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3.90 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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3.81 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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내 심장을 쏴라

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4.13 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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히말라야 환상방향

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내 인생의 스프링 캠프

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Fictions Coréennes

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“There are some people you just can’t love. Even when they smile, they make you want to pull on either side of that smile and rip their mouth off.”
You-jeong Jeong, The Good Son

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