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The old woman with the knife : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

The old woman with the knife : a novel / Gu Byeong-mo ; translated by Chi-Young Kim.

Ku, Pyŏng-mo, 1976- (author.). Kim, Chi-Young, (translator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335425768
  • ISBN: 1335425764
  • Physical Description: 280 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published as Pagwa in 2013 by Jamobook. Published as Pagwa in 2018 by Wisdomhouse Publishing Co. Ltd."--Title page verso
Summary, etc.:
At sixty-five, Hornclaw, an assassin who kills with ruthless efficiency, is ready to cash out on her share of the company, but when a slip-up results in an unexpected connection, Hornclaw's final chapter in her career may also mark a bloody end to her life.
Language Note:
In English, translated from Korean.
Subject: Assassins > Fiction.
Murder for hire > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
Meurtre à forfait > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Femmes âgées > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological.
FICTION / Action & Adventure.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Literary.
Murder for hire.
Older women.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Fictional Work
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Burlington Public Library F KU MAR 2023 39851001657353 New Fiction Copy hold Available -

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