8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: A Novel - Mirinae Lee - Bøger - HarperCollins - 9780063240421 - June 13, 2023

8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: A Novel

Mirinae Lee

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8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: A Novel

Joining the acclaimed ranks of Pachinko and A Woman is No Man, a riveting and genre-bending debut of love and survival, set in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea.

Life near the North Korean border is a zero-sum game, an ongoing battle in which you either win or you lose. This dangerous, shadowed netherworld is home to an unforgettable woman known only as the trickster.

Inspired by the story of Seulmi Lees great aunt, one of the oldest women to escape alone from North Korea, 8 Lives of a Century Old Trickster consists of eight dark and spellbinding tales that follow this remarkable character and her family as they struggle to survive during the most turbulent times of modern Korean history. Mirinae Lees trickster is a shapeshifterthroughout the course of these interconnected stories she is a slave, an escape artist, a murderer, a terrorist, a spy, a lover, and a mothera woman who must often choose the unthinkable to survive war and conquest in Korea. Her story is a beguiling, complex tale of love and survival that will keep you rivetedand speculatinguntil the very end thanks to Lees brilliant talent for sleight of hand.

A fascinating look at survival, trauma, and family, 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster is an incredible literary debut from a bright new talent.
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304 pages

Media Books     Hardcover Book   (Book with hard spine and cover)
To be released June 13, 2023
ISBN13 9780063240421
Publishers HarperCollins
Pages 304
Dimensions 152 × 229 × 30 mm   ·   454 g
Language English  

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