The Korean Times Featured the Author Mann Hyung Hur
Mann Hyung Hur who is the author of Beyond the Division was featured by The Korean Times, sharing the inspiration behind writing a tragic and doomed love story. He shared that he once visited North Korea where she met the lady who was a tour guide. He was so impressed by her that he wrote the novel making her the protagonist of the story. He aspires to reach out to the book readers across the globe with his English novel.
A love story that is destined to have an unhappy ending. The book Beyond the Division will melt your heart. The division created by South Korea and North Korea has broken down many hearts. The same happens with Pilsung and Soon who are from two different divisions. Pilsung comes from South Korea while Soon hails from North Korea. Soon escapes after closing of the Gaeseong Industrial Complex and fakes her death. She is waiting for the right time to reveal herself but misunderstands the bonding of friends. She decides to step out of Pilsung’s life forever. What would she do? Would Pilsung succeed in finding his love? Find it all in this heart-wrenching and captivating novel.
The author Mann Hyung Hur is a professor at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea. His career as a published author started in 1995 with his debut novel. He has published more than ten non-fiction books.
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