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Author Goo Hye-sun holds fan-signing for Tango

Posted by diopatra on May 6, 2009

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Actress-turned-writer Gu Hye-sun published her novel Tango last month, and it has been selling briskly. The actress is even holding a fan-signing event, which will be held on May 10. It’s doing so well that plans have been announced to adapt the novel to a manhwa as well.

The story starts as a twentysomething young woman named Yeon grows tired of a relationship with her boyfriend; when they talk, they find themselves arguing and missing each other’s points, and he drinks too much, and isn’t considerate of her feelings. They break up, and she learns stuff.

There’s also an entire chapter that is only several sentences long, that serve to tell us, “I’m going to become happy.”

source: dramabeans

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Goo Hye Sun’s Tango as a Manhwa

Posted by diopatra on May 1, 2009


Goo Hye Sun’s novel Tango is to be made into a manhwa (or manga or comic) with only minor details needing to be smoothed out. For the adaptation, they are in talks with a famous manhwa artist and are planning to release 4 volumes

Tango tells the story of love and separation about a girl in her twenties and has been receiving praise from its readers. The book was Goo Hye Sun’s first novel and went on sale April 1st, selling over 30,000 copies in its first week and remaining as a best seller in many bookstores. The book is garnering more attention for its illustrations which Goo Hye Sun personally drew and are half of which are being displayed on g-market.

In addition, Goo Hye Sun is set to appear on KBS 1TV’s Nang Dok Ae Bal Gyun for a reading of her novel. The episode is to air May 12th.

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