Pachinko

Editorial reviews

Bookconscious : Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (August 29, 2017)

This was an enjoyable read, and one that took me to a place and time I hadn’t explored before.

SF Gate : ‘Pachinko,’ by Min Jin Lee (March 31, 2017)

As we struggle now against the indifferent vicissitudes of history, this novel is a timely reminder that many before us have managed to survive, if imperfectly, in a world hostile to them.

The Guardian : Pachinko by Min Jin Lee review – rich story of the immigrant experience (March 15, 2017)

Vivid and immersive, Pachinko is a rich tribute to a people that history seems intent on erasing.

NPR : Culture Clash, Survival And Hope In 'Pachinko' (February 07, 2017)

This is honest writing, fiction that looks squarely at what is, both terrible and wonderful and occasionally as bracing as a jar of Sunja's best kimchi.

BookOxygen : Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (February 06, 2017)

This is a saga with an ambitious reach, and an element of literary depth that pushes the boundaries of its category.

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