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Mark James Russell

Biography

Mark James Russell

Mark James Russell is writer based in Seoul, South Korea. He first came to Korea, after much wandering and wasting of time, in 1996. Through a series of happy accidents, he soon became a journalist, specializing in media and popular culture (although also writing about science, economics, politics and many other subjects), with a focus on Korea (although also writing about Mongolia, Japan and the rest of Asia).

Mark James Russell

Books by Mark James Russell

by Mark James Russell - Fantasy, Youth Fiction

So annoying...In Young-hee's life everything feels wrong. It seemed like only yesterday that her world was just as it should be. But now her dad is gone, her mom is overextended, and Young-hee is forced to move back to Seoul --- and not a nice part of Seoul, either. Then Young-hee stumbles into a magical world, where the fairy stories of her childhood are real and all the frustrations of her everyday life fade away --- until Bum is kidnapped, and the only way Young-hee can save him is by finding the magical pullocho plant.