The Good Son

Written by You-Jeong Jeong, translated by Chi-Young Kim — South Korean fiction is something of a sleeping giant, both within and outside the crime genre,…

Ping-Pong Heart

Written by Martin Limon — The author returns to his long-running series set in South Korea in the aftermath of the Korean War. The series…

The Ville Rat

Written by Martin Limon — This is the 10th novel in the Sergeant George Sueno series that began with Jade Lady Burning in 1998. The…

The Iron Sickle

Written by Martin Limon — Martin Limon served his country for 20 years, and over the course of nine novels (including this one) and one…

The Investigation

Written by Jung-Myung Lee, translated by Chi-Young Kim — There’s been a move on of late to introduce Western readers to Korea’s literary traditions. However, up…

Destination South Korea

Location, location, location. An interesting setting is a key constituent in a good crime novel, and since we started Crime Fiction Lover our reading has…

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