Chang-rae Lee is the author of the bestselling novel Native Speaker, winner of the Hemingway Foundation/Pen award and The Surrendered. He teaches at Princeton University.
Watching a talented writer take a risk is one of the pleasures of devoted reading, and On Such a Full Sea provides all that and more...His marvelous new book, which imagines a future after the breakdown of our own society, takes on those concerns with his customary mastery of quiet detail - and a touch of the fantastic - New York Times Book ReviewSimilar to Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go . . . a strange, skilful performance - IndependentThe Road suddenly feels unthreatening in contrast to Chang-rae Lee's engrossing new novel . . . [a] fine entry into this tradition - Financial TimesFascinating . . . for all its adventure narrative, it is underpinned by a solid and shrewd reading of present-day American economics - Guardian