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If you leave me
Crystal Hana Kim
Written in English
An emotionally riveting debut novel about war, family, and forbidden love, the unforgettable saga of two ill-fated lovers in Korea and the heartbreaking choices they"re forced to make in the years surrounding the civil war that still haunts us today. When the communist-backed army from the north invades her home, sixteen-year-old Haemi Lee, along with her widowed mother and ailing brother, is forced to flee to a refugee camp along the coast. For a few hours each night, she escapes her family"s makeshift home and tragic circumstances with her childhood friend, Kyunghwan. Focused on finishing school, Kyunghwan doesn"t realize his older and wealthier cousin, Jisoo, has his sights set on the beautiful and spirited Haemi, and is determined to marry her before joining the fight. But as Haemi becomes a wife, then a mother, her decision to forsake the boy she always loved for the security of her family sets off a dramatic saga that will have profound effects for generations to come.
|Statement||Crystal Hana Kim|
|LC Classifications||PS3611.I45295 I35 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||561 pages (large print)|
|Number of Pages||561|
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Can you ever truly love the life you settled for or just the life you dreamed of. “If You Leave Me” Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel, has gorgeous prose and flawed/fascinating characters who struggle with this dilemma in both love and life. It's also a primer on Korea's turbulent history and culture.4/5(57).
IF YOU LEAVE ME is a novel of epic proportions whose tone shifts agilely over time, following the lives of its characters and the devastating consequences of war/5. “Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel, If You Leave Me, is the saga of Haemi and Kyunghwan, childhood friends turned forbidden lovers, who are separated by civil war in Korea and brought together years later, when Haemi must choose between love and loyalty.” - Popsugar, 30 of the Newest, Hottest Books to Pick Up This Summer.
If You Leave Me is a historical novel that manages to feel current and captivating, a family saga, and a portrait of a woman—a mother—who will mesmerize, shock, and surprise.
Lovingly told, lyrical, and : HarperCollins Publishers. If You Leave Me is her first novel. From the Back Cover When the communist-backed army from the North invades her home, sixteen-year-old Haemi Lee and her family are forced to flee to a 4/5(57). Richly told and deeply moving, If You Leave Me is a stunning portrait of war and refugee life, a passionate and timeless romance, and a heartrending exploration of one woman’s longing for autonomy in a rapidly changing world.3/5(1).
The following is from Crystal Hana Kim's novel, If You Leave Me. The novel tells the tale of two ill-fated lovers and the choices they are forced to. If You Leave Me is a historical novel that manages to feel current and captivating, a family novel, and a portrait of a woman–a mother–who will captivate, shock and surprise.
Lovingly told, lyrical and smart, its a hell of a lot to get right on your first try.”. “If You Leave Me” is an uneven novel, but one that does a good job exploring the ravages of war, poverty and mental illness.
The year-old author, Crystal Hana Kim, was born in Queens and grew up. If You Leave Me, Can I If you leave me book Too. book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The latest collection of caustic wit and chronic tr /5. "IF YOU LEAVE ME is a gorgeous, complex novel of home, identity, love and sacrifice." Inyear-old Haemi is forced to flee to a refugee camp as the communists invade her village.
Her father has been killed. Her mother is unwell, racked with mourning, but not as sick as her baby brother, Hyunki.
'If You Leave Me' by Crystal Hana Kim In my mind, flowers symbolize two things: love and grief. And as the cover indicates, this book delivers both in equal : Cristina Arreola. By Gabriella Clifford Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel, If You Leave Me, is as beautifully layered as it is devastating; in it, we encounter the resilient Haemi, who is thrust into marriage at Author: Gabriella Clifford.
If You Leave Me. A family struggles to balance tradition and change in Kim’s marvelous debut. Sixteen years old and living in a refugee camp in Busan, South Korea, Lee Haemi is not interested in marrying but knows the plight of her situation might necessitate it.
War has put everything on hold except starving, dying, and desperation. IF YOU LEAVE ME. by Crystal Hana Kim. Age Range: - Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 1st, More Fiction & Literature > SIMILAR BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR CRITICS: Fiction. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Crystal Hana Kim.
“Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel, If You Leave Me, is the saga of Haemi and Kyunghwan, childhood friends turned forbidden lovers, who are separated by civil war in Korea and brought together years later, when Haemi must choose between love and loyalty.”.
Jewell’s (I Found You,etc.) latest thriller moves at a brisk pace even as she plays with narrative structure: The book is split into three sections, including a first one which alternates chapters between the time of Ellie’s disappearance and the present and a second section that begins as Laurel and Floyd meet.
Both of these. Although If You Leave Me is set in war-torn Korea, the novel mainly concerns itself with love — romantic love, love of country, love of family, and, ultimately, the inability to love on command. We first meet two of the three protagonists — for this is a love triangle that frequently morphs into other shapes before snapping back into place — as teenagers waiting in uneasy stasis for the.
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Books Review: 'If You Leave Me,' by Crystal Hana Kim Kyunghwan entrusts a letter of great import — his request that Haemi leave Jisoo to be with him — in the hands of her eldest Author: JACKIE THOMAS-KENNEDY. Leave Me is her first novel for adults.
Her novel If I Stay won the NAIBA Book of the Year Award and was a Indie Choice Honor Award winner. The film adaptation of If I Stay was released in Forman is also a journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, and Elle/5(11).
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