Lee Jung-myung has sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books in his native Korea. One, Deep Rooted Tree, was made into a popular TV series. His novel inspired by the real-life experiences of the Korean poet and dissident Yun Dong-ju, The Investigation, was nominated for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.
"I think reading and writing, as a sentence, or a written work, in other words a book, I think a book can change people, humans, from their hearts"
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