6 books by Asian authors worth knowing

In the world of literature, there are authors from the most varied places in the world with inspiring stories that bring cultural aspects of their countries and that enrich their works. You certainly know books by great Western writers, but do you know any narratives by Asian authors?

female writers like juhea kim, Sayaka Murata and Chloe Gong are responsible for works ranging from romance to drama and even fantasy. To help you get to know these stories, the Hypeness listed 6 books by Asian authors that are worth knowing. Look!

  • Violent Pleasures, Chloe Gong – $20.99
  • The Sea God’s Bride, Axie Oh – R$37.90
    Pachinko, Min Jin Lee – R$ 65.99
  • Dear konbini, Sayaka Murata – R$ 40.83
  • The Poppy War, RF Kuang – R$ 52.99
  • Like Tigers in the Snow, Jueha Kim – R$ 48.67

6 Asian Authors You Should Know

Violent Pleasures, Chloe Gong – $20.99

Written by Chinese author Chloe Gong, this book is a retelling of the classic Romeo and Juliet, but set in 1920s Shanghai. A bloody dispute between two gangs leaves the city in the midst of pure chaos. Find it on Amazon for R$54.17.

The Sea God’s Bride, Axie Oh – R$37.90

When terrible storms have plagued Mina’s homeland for generations, the people of the region believe that the ‘God of the Sea’ is cursing them. Because of this, every year a beautiful maiden is thrown into the sea as an attempt at sacrifice to resolve the situation. Find it on Amazon for R$37.90.

Pachinko, Min Jin Lee – R$ 65.99

Pachinko, Min Jin Lee

In the early 1900s, teenage Sunja falls in love with a wealthy foreigner in Korea, but things don’t go as she imagined. The story narrates a novel that involves the challenges of Korean immigrants in Japan. Find it on Amazon for R$65.99.

Dear konbini, Sayaka Murata – R$ 40.83

Dear konbini, Sayaka Murata

Keiko Furukura is 36 years old and in addition to continuing the job she started in her youth at a convenience store, she has never been romantically involved. She has always been considered weird and her family and friends wonder how to help her be a normal person. Find it on Amazon for R$40.83.

The Poppy War, RF Kuang – R$ 22.99

The Poppy War, RF Kuang

The story written by Kuang chronicles the magical and bloody journey of a young woman in a nation that is on the verge of falling apart. Rin tries at all costs to save his nation and faces all the challenges and devastating consequences of war. Find it on Amazon for R$52.99.

Like Tigers in the Snow, Juhea Kim – R$ 48.67

Like Tigers in the Snow, Juhea Kim

Written by Korean Juhea Kim, this book tells an epic story of love, war and redemption that follows the intertwined destinies of a young woman sold to a school of courtesans and the poor son of a hunter. Find it on Amazon for R$48.67.

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