Violets: From the bestselling author of Please Look After Mother

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'Dreamy, immersive and evocative' TLS

'Darkly beautiful' Frances Cha

'Strange and gripping' Guardian

San is twenty-two and alone when she happens upon a job at a flower shop in Seoul's bustling city centre.

Haunted by childhood rejection, she stumbles through life - painfully vulnerable, stifled, and unsure. She barely registers to others, especially by the ruthless standards of 1990s South Korea.

But over the course of one summer, San meets a curious cast of characters: the nonspeaking shop owner, a brash co-worker, aggressive customers and an enigmatic magazine photographer. Fuelled by a quiet desperation to jump-start her life, she dares, briefly, to dream of connection in an unforgiving world.

Translated by Anton Hur

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