After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service. I enjoyed the first half much more than the last. He promises her the world, but when she discovers she is pregnant — and that her lover is married — she refuses to be bought.Next
Not linear and direct as the first part.
They seem friendly, filled with chatter and laughter, and yet they also feel dangerous, with pigs snuffling underfoot.Next
It's a blockbuster of a book.
Getting to the point where I could create those opportunities for my clients meant crossing several bridges of my own—I started out in the mailroom at WME.Next
Plans automatically renew until cancelled.
I mean, the yakuza play a very significant role in this novel.Next
So don't be scared away from reading it, because I am specific or amused for some of the tangents she took.
This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. What does it mean to be part of a nation? Instead of scolding Kyunghee, Sunja is kind.Next
Many Koreans found themselves forced to move to Japan to find jobs for their families, but they faced discrimination and disgusting living conditions when they arrived.
I don't know how to explain it but the ending didn't feel like it fit in with the rest of the book.Next
Japanese want to be "the same" at their very cores- difference can and does equate to unmannerly and "wrong".
With Pachinko we moved from character to character through the years with no real explanation as to why we are back with them.Next
There are so many great ideas floating throughout - what makes a nation? So I can only give it 3 stars.
It is a somewhat dense 531-pages but I had to constantly pull myself away from it. They faced identity crises that some were able to rise above and others were not fortunate enough to overcome. The idea may not occur while reading the book, but once you have finished it, you'd realise how similar the blueprint of Sunja's life had been to that of the game.Next
We got to experience this incredible lesson from her and her husband, who taught us about starting the fire.