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The good son : a novel / You-Jeong Jeong ; translated by Chi-Young Kim.

By: Ch�ong, Yu-j�ong, 1966- [author.].
Contributor(s): Kim, Chi-Young [translator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2018Description: 309 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143131953; 0143131958.Uniform titles: Chong �ui kiw�on. English Subject(s): Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Chronically ill -- Fiction | Mothers -- Death -- Fiction | Memory -- Fiction | Murder -- Fiction | Seoul (Korea) -- FictionGenre/Form: Korean fiction. | Psychological fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Suspense fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Good sonDDC classification: 895.73/5 LOC classification: PL994.2.Y84 | C4613 2018Summary: ""A cool, crafty did-he-do-it thriller...The Good Son will rivet readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith." --A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window. The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the #1 international bestselling novelist known as "Korea's Stephen King" Who can you trust if you can't trust yourself? Early one morning, twenty-six-year-old Yu-jin wakes up to a strange metallic smell, and a phone call from his brother asking if everything's all right at home - he missed a call from their mother in the middle of the night. Yu-jin soon discovers her murdered body, lying in a pool of blood at the bottom of the stairs of their stylish Seoul duplex. He can't remember much about the night before; having suffered from seizures for most of his life, Yu-jin often has trouble with his memory. All he has is a faint impression of his mother calling his name. But was she calling for help? Or begging for her life? Thus begins Yu-jin's frantic three-day search to uncover what happened that night, and to finally learn the truth about himself and his family. A shocking and addictive psychological thriller, The Good Son explores the mysteries of mind and memory, and the twisted relationship between a mother and son, with incredible urgency"-- Provided by publisher.
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""A cool, crafty did-he-do-it thriller...The Good Son will rivet readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith." --A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window. The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the #1 international bestselling novelist known as "Korea's Stephen King" Who can you trust if you can't trust yourself? Early one morning, twenty-six-year-old Yu-jin wakes up to a strange metallic smell, and a phone call from his brother asking if everything's all right at home - he missed a call from their mother in the middle of the night. Yu-jin soon discovers her murdered body, lying in a pool of blood at the bottom of the stairs of their stylish Seoul duplex. He can't remember much about the night before; having suffered from seizures for most of his life, Yu-jin often has trouble with his memory. All he has is a faint impression of his mother calling his name. But was she calling for help? Or begging for her life? Thus begins Yu-jin's frantic three-day search to uncover what happened that night, and to finally learn the truth about himself and his family. A shocking and addictive psychological thriller, The Good Son explores the mysteries of mind and memory, and the twisted relationship between a mother and son, with incredible urgency"-- Provided by publisher.

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