The Plotters

The Plotters The important thing is not who pulls the trigger but who s behind the person who pulls the trigger the plotters the masterminds working in the shadows Raised by Old Raccoon in The Library of Dogs Re

  • Title: The Plotters
  • Author: Un-su Kim
  • ISBN: 139781925603767612012691940163120401631201533031956401631202004016312003855443831397803855443822920194016312040163120153303195640163120401631203401631208827134847814940975640163120340163120
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Paperback
  • The important thing is not who pulls the trigger but who s behind the person who pulls the trigger the plotters, the masterminds working in the shadows Raised by Old Raccoon in The Library of Dogs, Reseng has always been surrounded by plots to kill and by books that no one ever reads In Seoul s corrupt underworld, he was destined to be an assassin.Until he breaks the rul The important thing is not who pulls the trigger but who s behind the person who pulls the trigger the plotters, the masterminds working in the shadows Raised by Old Raccoon in The Library of Dogs, Reseng has always been surrounded by plots to kill and by books that no one ever reads In Seoul s corrupt underworld, he was destined to be an assassin.Until he breaks the rules That s when he meets a trio of young women a convenience store worker, her wheelchair bound sister, and a cross eyed obsessive knitter with an extraordinary plot of their own.Will the women save the day Or will Reseng be next on the kill list Who will look after his cats, Reading Lamp and Book Stand Who planted the bomb in his toilet How much beer can he drink before he forgets it all The Plotters is a cracking noir thriller combined with the soul, wit and lyricism of a highly original literary voice.Un su Kim is the rising star of Korean literature With shades of Murakami, The Plotters is a complex, fascinating moral tale about the changing of the guard in a corrupt underworld a page turner filled with black humour and compassion for a fallen world Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 310 pages Published August 1st 2018 by Text Publishing first published August 20th 2010 More Details Ori

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    • Un-su Kim

      Un su Kim was born in 1972 in Busan and is the author of several highly praised novels He has won the Munhakdongne Novel Prize, Korea s most prestigious literary prize, and was nominated for the 2016 Grand Prix de la Litt raire Polici re He lives in Jinhae gu, South Korea.

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    • This is a beautifully translated addition to the emergent genre of Korean Noir, it is offbeat, full of wit, irony and black humour, gritty and brutal but never less than engaging and gripping, set in Seoul In this story of a quagmire of plotters, we have our anti hero an assassin, Reseng, inescapably destined to become an exceptional hitman after being raised by Old Raccoon You cannot help but be drawn into his life and character despite the brutality of his occupation Contract killings are m Th [...]


    • I won t lie, I found this book a bit baffling in the start but then when the events picked up, and I got what was going on it became so anti climatic and interesting.Would it be awkward if I define it as Tarantino meets David Lynch The whole story, characters, events are bizarre and different, but not in a bad way There is violence, sadness, a well painted atmosphere, solid characters If you re into cat mouse game type of crime novels and fancy a quirk don t give this a miss Second Korean I won [...]


    • I love how Un su Kim takes the tropes of the hardboiled crime novel, plays around with them, has some professional killers question them within the text and tops it all of with a critique of South Korean society it s clever, inventive and entertaining Our protagonist Reseng has been left in a garbage bin as a baby and then brought up by a librarian who runs a professional assassination business Ry Murakami will probably love this novel We meet 32 year old Reseng, now a successful assassin I love [...]


    • The Plotters is the first novel by prize winning Korean author, Un su Kim, in English Reseng has been an assassin for fifteen years His facilitator is Old Raccoon, who operates out of the library he calls The Doghouse His instructions come from the Plotters who take orders from the Contractor An assignment will often see Reseng presenting a body to his friend, Bear who runs a pet crematorium but will, for a fee, cremate a human body with due reverence and ceremony.Reseng is careful to mainta The [...]


    • Considering this was a novel about the hierarchy of assassins, it had a beautifully rolling, gentle prose even in it s violent moments, plus it was hugely compelling and absorbing The Plotters sit at the top of the hired killer food chain, hidden from view but pulling all the strings We rock along with one lowly assassin as he changes the plans and comes under fire This is only my second Korean thriller and I m hoping come my way soon different and quirky, both in the realistic Considering this [...]


    • Reading books will doom you to a life of fear and shame Now, do you still feel like reading The Guardian newspaper recently heralded Korean thriller writers as starting a new wave of translated popular fiction to succeed Scandinavian noir and the book on which they centered their article was this by Kim Un su A literal translation of the original title would be designers or architects, but the publisher and translator have gone w Reading books will doom you to a life of fear and sha [...]



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