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The Plotters

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Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $25.95
Our Price: $3.25 USD
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ISBN: 9780385544382
Publisher: Doubleday Books
Language: English
Page Count: 292
Publication Date: 1/29/2019
Size: 9.50" l x 6.50" w x 1.50"
Series: N/A

A fantastical crime novel set in an alternate Seoul where assassination guilds compete for market dominance

Reseng is an assassin, and behind every assassination, there is an anonymous mastermind--a plotter--working in the shadows. Raised by a philosophical and cantankerous killer named Old Raccoon in his crime headquarters, The Library, Reseng has always been surrounded by plots--and by books that no one ever reads. But, when Reseng steps out of line on a job, he risks his future. And when he uncovers an extraordinary plot being cooked up by an eccentric trio of young women--a convenience store clerk, her wheelchair-bound sister, and a cross-eyed obsessive knitter--he will have to decide whether he will be used as a pawn, or if he can take control of the game.

Un-su Kim has written that rarest of novels, a cracking commercial crime novel that sings with the soul, wit, and lyricism of real literary craft. The Plotters is page-turning, hilarious, soul-searching, and deeply entertaining. It is a wake-up call to genre lovers and literary readers alike.

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