The Good Son
"Award-winning translator Chi-Young Kim ensures that Jeong is introduced to Anglophone readers with chilling precision."
"Absorbing . . . An unlikely thriller that we continue to read—thanks to Ms. Jeong's controlled prose . . . with a sickened sort of fascination. It's a testament to the author's skill and seriousness of purpose that she maintains suspense about her inhuman-seeming protagonist's fate until the bitter end."
—Wall Street Journal
"A superlative thriller."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"A creepy, insidious, blood-drenched tale in which nothing is quite what it seems."
"Want to read an under-the-radar psychological thriller? Feel smug about pocketing The Good Son."
"Hard to put down."
—The Financial Times
"Jeong expertly inches up the tension in this crafty, creepy story."
"Jeong's thrillers are wildly popular in South Korea, and we'll soon learn why . . . The gore is intense, but the psychological terror might never wash off."
"South Korea's Patricia Highsmith."
"[A] must-read psychological thriller."
"A precise, meticulously plotted thriller . . . The tension comes from Jeong's prose, which spares not a single word . . . [The Good Son] sucks you in with precision and holds your attention, leaving you with a satisfying resolution."
—World Literature Today
"Provocative yet profound, humming with mood and menace, The Good Son will rivet readers of Jo Nesbo and Patricia Highsmith.”
—A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window
"A gripping, atmospheric, edge-of-your-seat thriller, The Good Son is moody and dark in the best way, with an unreliable narrator you won't soon forget. I loved it."
--Flynn Berry, author of Under the Harrow