The Boy Who Escaped Paradise

The Boy Who Escaped Paradise


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An unidentified body is discovered in New York City, with numbers and symbols are written in blood near the corpse. Gil-mo, a North Korean national who interprets the world through numbers, formulas, and mathematical theories, is arrested on the spot. Angela, a CIA operative, is assigned to gain his trust and access his unique persona.

In The Boy Who Escaped Paradise, celebrated author J. M. Lee delves into a hidden world filled with vivid characters trapped by ideology, greed, and despair. Gil-mo’s saga forces the reader to question the line between good and evil, truth and falsehood, and captivity and freedom.

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ISBN-13: 9781681776231
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

J. M. LEE has sold hundreds of thousands of books in his native Korea. He is the author of The Investigation, also published by Pegasus Books.

CHI-YOUNG KIM is the celebrated translator of the Man Asian Literary Prize-winning international bestseller Please Look After Mom.

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