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The Disaster Tourist

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*** WINNER OF THE 2021 CWA CRIME IN TRANSLATION DAGGER *** **LONGLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2022** *LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT PRIZE* Yona has been stuck behind a desk for years working as a programming coordinator for Jungle, a travel company specialising in package holidays to destinations ravaged by disaster. When a senior colleague touches her inappropriately she tries to complain, and in an attempt to bury her allegations, the company make her an attractive proposition: a free ticket for one of their most sought-after trips, to the desert island of Mui. She ... Read more

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Publication date
Serpent's Tail
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
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About Yun Ko-Eun
Yun Ko-eun was born in Seoul in 1980. Her short story 'Piercing' won the Daesan Literary Award for College Students the year she graduated from university. She received the 2008 Hankyorek Literature Award for her novel The Zero G Syndrome and in 2015 her short story collection Aloha won the Kim Yong Ik Novel Prize.

Reviews for The Disaster Tourist
A fresh and sharp story about life under late capitalism ... an entertaining eco-thriller
The forces pitched against Yona reveal their true scale and monstrosity in a frothy-seeming satire that, in the end, shreds the very idea of commerce to bleeding tatters. I'd say this was a perfect short novel for reading on the beach, but given ... Read more

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