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Your republic is calling you

Young-ha Kim

Your republic is calling you

by Young-ha Kim

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kim, Yŏng-ha, -- 1968- -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYoung-ha Kim ; translated from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim.
    GenreTranslations into English
    ContributionsKim, Chi-Young.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL992.415.Y5863 P5813 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24029475M
    ISBN 109780151015450
    LC Control Number2010002432
    OCLC/WorldCa502158708

      A North Korean spy, heavily undercover and long dormant in the South, is suddenly called back to headquarters. Spanning the course of one day, Your Republic is Calling You . Another instance of Kim’s mixed style is found in Your Republic Is Calling You, his fourth novel, in which he raises the question of human identity in a democratic and consumerist Korean society by presenting a North Korean spy and his family in Seoul in the manner of a crime fiction combined with a truncated family saga and naturalist depiction of everyday : Fiction.

    Home > Books in English > Fiction > Your Republic Is Calling You. Your Republic Is Calling You. Your Republic Is Calling You. Item#: Regular price: $ Sale price: $ Product Description. Author: Young-ha Kim Publisher: Mariner Books (A) pages. Important! Please read before you order!   Your Republic is Calling You is published on 20 September and said to be available on Amazon from 28 September. Links: Buy at or ; Also recommended: Kim Young-ha’s I have the right to destroy myself: buy at or | Brief review on LKL. Review of Republic at

      Your Republic is Calling You is a book that demands to be read. Set against a very specific cultural background, it deals with questions of identity in quite a complicated way. In many ways, this is a nature versus nurture debate – for Ki-yong, what will win out? Get this from a library! Your republic is calling you. [Young-ha Kim; Chi-Young Kim] -- Foreign film importer Gi-yeong is a family man with a wife and daughter. He is also a North Korean spy who has been living among his enemies for 21 years. Suddenly he receives a mysterious e-mail.


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This compelling story about the sleeper spy from North Korea summoned back home after 21 year, grabs you and overwhelms you. Two Koreas, so close, but so far apart. Same nation, but different worlds. Kim is a gifted writer, with an enormous potential. I cant wait for his next book/5(39).

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A foreign film importer, Gi-yeong is a family man with a wife and daughter. An aficionado of Heineken, soccer, and sushi, he is also a North Korean spy who has. YOUR REPUBLIC IS CALLING YOU. Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15th, More Fiction & Literature > More Mystery Thriller > Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

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‘Your Republic is Calling You’ by Kim Young-ha (Review) Most people have at least a casual interest in what is going on in the Korea north of the DMZ, but little fiction from the Democratic People’s Republic makes it to the wider world (which, judging.

The action in Your Republic is Calling You only covers the span of a single day, set into motion by the man known as Kim Ki-Yong receiving an e-mail with 'Order 4' -- an order he has never previously gotten, and which he had long ago stopped expecting.

It's simple and to the point. Your Republic Is Calling You Young-ha Kim, trans. from the Korean by Chi-Young Kim, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $ paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Your Republic is Calling You is a fascinating book that almost unintentionally miscategorizes itself. It is commonly referred to as a "spy thriller", but I'm happy to say that it is not really much of one/5(14).

Spanning the course of one day, Your Republic Is Calling You is an emotionally taut, psychologically astute, haunting novel that reveals the depth of one particularly gripping family secret and the way in which we sometimes never really know the people we love.

Confronting moral questions on small and large scales, it mines the political and 3/5. Spanning the course of one day, Your Republic Is Calling You is an emotionally taut, psychologically astute, haunting novel that reveals the depth of one particularly gripping family secret and the way in which we sometimes never really know the people we love.

Confronting moral questions on small and large scales, it mines the political and cultural transformations that have transformed South Korea. Spanning the course of one day, Your Republic Is Calling You is an emotionally taut, psychologically astute, haunting novel that reveals the depth of one particularly gripping family secret and the way in which we sometimes never really know the people we love.

Confronting moral questions on small and large scales, it mines the political and. Your Republic Is Calling You promises to be the breakout book from Korea. Through his compelling narration of events happening in a single day, he leads us into the heart and soul of modern Korea and tells us and what it means to be human in a world bristling with borders/5(K).

Published on A North Korean spy, heavily undercover and long dormant in the South, is suddenly called back to headquarters. Spanning the .Your Republic is Calling You is a thoroughly engrossing book. --Laila Lalami, author of Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits and Secret Son[An] ambitious novel from one of Korea's most admired writers Energized by a powerful sense of the difficulty of 'belonging' in a dangerous place and time.4/5(26).