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The Good Son - You-jeong Jeong

The Good Son - You-jeong Jeong
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This is book № 15 of an exclusive double signed edition of only 250 copies

Title: The Good Son

Author:  You-jeong Jeong

ISBN:  9781408711231

Weight:  803g

Numbered and double signed first edition, first printing

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The Good Son by You-jeong Jeong

You wake up covered in blood
there’s a body downstairs
your mother’s body

You didn’t do it.  Did you?
How could you, you’ve always been the good son

When Yu-jin wakes up covered in blood, and finds the body of his mother downstairs, he decides to hide the evidence and pursue the killer himself.

Then young women start disappearing in his South Korean town.  Who is he hunting?  And why does the answer take him back to his brother and father who lost their lives many years ago.

The Good Son is inspired by a true story.

The international sensation from Korea’s million-copy bestselling author You-jeong Jeong.

Peer & Press Reviews

A cool, crafty did-he-do-it thriller buoyed by a rising tide of madness.  Provocative yet profound, humming with mood and menace, The Good Son will rivet readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith.

A. J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

An intense, creepy, darkly funny read… a book focusing on the claustrophobic dynamics of a mother-son relationship that makes Mrs Bates and her son Norman look well-adjusted.

Daily Telegraph

Readers will be relieved that this is fiction, not real life.  This book will pull you in; as you devour it, you might perhaps resent the author’s relentless pursuit of the evil coiled within humans.  But this, too, is human.

Kyoung sook Shin, author of Please Look After Mother

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title The Good Son
Author
Translator Chi-Young Kim
Book Features
Edition / printing First edition, first printing
Edition background

This numbered edition of only 250 copies was commissioned by a leading London bookshop working in association with the publisher.

Each book has a tipped-in authentication page, directly before the title page, that confirms the book’s number.  The number is handwritten in the centre of a blind embossed circular ‘stamp’ (technically known as a seal).  Around its edge, the seal reads EXCLUSIVE SIGNED FIRST EDITION.

The book’s title, the names of the author, translator and publisher, and the month / year of publication are also printed on this page.

Book number 15 [of 250]
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the number authentication page, by both the author and the translator
Book Stats
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint Little, Brown
Publication date
Printed by Clays Ltd, Bungay
ISBN 13 9781408711231
ISBN 10 1408711230
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 309
Size (h x w x d) 241 x 161 x 31mm
Image and Design Credits
Author photograph Kang Gun-Mo
Jacket design LBBG - Sean Garrehy
Jacket image Getty Images

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