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I知 Waiting For You: and Other Stories - Kim Bo-Young

I知 Waiting For You: and Other Stories - Kim Bo-Young
 I知 Waiting For You: and Other Stories - Kim Bo-YoungI知 Waiting For You: and Other Stories - Kim Bo-Young 

This book is from a signed and numbered exclusive edition of only 250 copies.

Title: I’m Waiting For You

Author:  Kim Bo-Young

ISBN:  9780008433796

Weight:  941 g

Signed and numbered exclusive first edition, first printing



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I’m Waiting For You by Kim Bo-Young

A Times Science Fiction Book of The Month - April 2021

A stunning collection of short fiction by one of South Korea’s most treasured writers, available in English for the first time.

In the title story, an engaged couple working in distant corners of the galaxy plan to arrive on Earth simultaneously and walk down the aisle together.  But small incidents wreak havoc on their vast journeys, pushing the date of their wedding far into the future.  As centuries pass on Earth and the land and climate change, one thing is constant: the desire of the lovers to be together.

Through two pairs of interlinked stories, Kim explores the driving forces of humanity – love, hope, creation, destruction, and the very meaning of existence.

Peer & Press Reviews

Kim Bo-Young has given us a timely reminder that longing and heartbreak can be as infinite as the universe, but also just as lovely.

Micaiah Johnson, author of The Space Between Worlds

Her fiction is a breath-taking piece of a cinematic art itself.  Reminiscent of the world we experienced in The Matrix, Inception, and Dark City, still it leads us to this entirely original structure, which is a ground-breaking, mystic literary and cinematic experience.  Indeed, powerful and graceful.

Bong Joon-ho, Oscar-winning director of Parasite

A beautiful, earnest exploration of the mind, body, and spirit across time and space.  These stories will break your heart, then lovingly knit it back together again.

Marina J. Lostetter, author of Noumenon

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title I’m Waiting For You
Subtitle and Other Stories
Translators Sophie Bowman and Sung Ryu
Book Features
Edition / printing First edition, first printing
Edition background

This exclusive edition of only 250 copies was commissioned by a leading online bookshop working in association with the publisher.  Currently, it is believed to be the only signed copy of this title available globally.

Each book is signed and hand numbered on the title page. Also printed on this page, in addition to the usual info, is the phrase ‘One of 250 numbered copies of the first edition of…’

An attractive feature of this edition is that the fore edge of the text block is stencilled with images of birds in several colours.

Available numbers Choice of 105, 106 or 107 [subject to availability]
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the title / number confirmation page
Book Stats
Publisher HarperCollinsPublishers
Imprint HarperVoyager
Publication date
Printed by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13 9780008433796
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 316
Size (h x w x d) 241 x 161 x 33mm
Image and Design Credits
Author photograph Hye-Young
Design Angela Boutin
Jacket design Andrew Davis © Harpercollins Publishers
Jacket photographs Shutterstock

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