This is a black comedy thriller about a murder case in a country village holding a winning record for “villages without crime”.
- Book Intro
This book was, for the first time in history, unanimously selected by the judges at the 2018 Kyobo Book Center Story Competition to win the grand prize. Based on both its popularity and quality, this book’s copyright was sold for a film even prior to its publication, and it was also named in a recommendation list by the Korea Mystery Writers’ Association immediately after its release. As such, this book is expected to satisfy readers who have waited for genre fiction in the Korean style.
- About the Author
Hwang Seyoun started her literary career as a fiction writer in her mid-20s after her short mystery story was selected to win the Shinchun Munye Literary Award. After publishing several books, Hwang worked as an editor at a publishing company. While working for the company, she stopped all writing activities with the exception of the mystery quiz series on the homepage of National Intelligence Service Korea. Losing her job due to a company merger, Hwang took this as an opportunity to pursue her dreams as a writer. She has not stopped writing ever since.
The Grand Prize at the 2018 Kyobo Book Center Story Competition
'Korea Mystery Writers’ Association, 2019, Korean Mystery Literary Awards, The Grand Prize