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June Hur

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June Hur was born in South Korea and raised in Canada, except for the time when she moved back to Korea and attended high school there. Most of her work is inspired by her journey through life as an individual, a dreamer, and a Christian, with all its confusions, doubts, absurdities and magnificence. She studied History and Literature at the University of Toronto. When she's not writing, she can be found journaling at a coffee shop. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

Her debut novel THE SILENCE OF BONES (Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan, April 2020) is a murder mystery set in Joseon Dynasty Korea (early 1800s), and also a coming-of-age tale about a girl searching for home. It was recently selected by the American Booksellers Assoc
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Average rating: 3.85 · 3,796 ratings · 1,088 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Silence of Bones

3.85 avg rating — 2,922 ratings — published 2020 — 8 editions
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The Forest of Stolen Girls

3.85 avg rating — 858 ratings — published 2021 — 5 editions
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4.69 avg rating — 16 ratings — expected publication 2022 — 3 editions
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“A life among servants had taught me that no human being wished to remain silent and misunderstood.”
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“We must learn to embrace the new seasons in our lives. There is a season to gain, a season to lose; a season for peace, a season for war; a season to laugh, a season to mourn, and to betray.”
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“There is one lesson all who enter the capital will learn: evil comes from the unfulfilled need for significance.”
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