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Yu-Jin, a high school student who suffers from debilitating seizures, wakes one morning to a metallic smell, and soon find blood everywhere. He soon makes a grisly find; the body of his murdered mother. Clearly there has been a horrendous event in the house the night before, and Yu-Jin has no memory of it at all.
As he tries to piece together what happened, Yu-Jin starts to wonder if somehow he is the villain of the piece. Several discoveries he makes lead him to question almost everything about his past and to paint his problematic relationships with his mother and his psychotherapist Auntie in a very different light from what he thought.
You-Jeong Jeong spins a complex plot that metaphorically unpeels layers of the onion to give us a deeper understanding of Yu-Jin and his past. There are some clever twists to the plot, although a couple of them are telegraphed a bit too clearly. This is a very good thriller, all the same.
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