With more realistic tension than reality, it shows the birth of a Korean style hard-boiled novel.
- Book Intro
He is a normal delivery guy who is in comfortable climbing clothes, carries a moving cart, and goes up and down stairs faster than an elevator. However, no one knows about him well because his identity has been unknown, even his name. People call him ‘Hangwoon-dong,’ which is the same with the name of the area he works for.
What he wants is consolation, a little bit of comfort. However, there are always troubles. Moreover, people in Hangwoon-dong never leave him alone. There is a depressed guy who wants to kill him. A village idiot who is always with his bodyguard bothers him. An old professor forces to study economic philosophy and his granddaughter always boasts her beauty. Besides, staffs of a gay bar seduce him with secret glances.
Can the normal delivery derive comfort from these people? The breathtaking story goes on from even the first page!
- About the Author
Hyeok-yong Jeong started his writing career with 「Prayer for the Dead」 in 2009 and published serials of columns and fictions at the Hankyoreh Newspaper. He was nominated for ‘Munhakdongne’ award in 2011 and ‘Segyemunkah’ final in 2019.