Pachinko: The New York Times Bestseller Audible –

Luminous a powerful meditation on what immigrants sacrifice to achieve a home in the world Junot Diaz Gripping a stunning achievement, full of heart, full of grace, full of truth Erica Wagner A deep, broad, addictive history of a Korean family in Japan enduring and prospering through the th century David Mitchell, Guardian A rich, moving novel about exile, identity and the determination to endure Sunday Times Vivid and immersive, Pachinko is a rich tribute to a people that history seems intent on erasing Guardian The work of a writer in complete control of her characters and her story and with an intense awareness of the importance of her heritage Told with such flair and linguistic dexterity that I found myself unable to put it down Every year, there are a few standout novels that survive long past the hype has died down and the hyperbolic compliments from friends scattered across the dust jacket have been forgotten Pachinko, a masterpiece of empathy, integrity and familial loyalty, will be one of those novels John Boyne, Irish Times We never feel history being spoon fed to us it is wholly absorbed into character and story, which is no mean feat for a novel covering almost a century of history Financial Times An epic, multi generational saga Mail on Sunday, Best ofA great book, a passionate story, a novel of magisterial sweep It s also fiendishly readable the real deal An instant classic, a quick page turner, and probably the best book of the year Darin Strauss, New York Times bestselling author of Chang and Eng A long, complex book, it wears its research lightly, and is a page turner You can sense the author s love and understanding for all the characters, the good and the flawed Irish ExaminerA victorian epic transplanted to Japan, following a Korean family of immigrants through eight decades and four generations

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