Kim Tak-hwan, South Korean writer, was born in 1968. After teaching at the Higher Institute Korean in science and technology, he has devoted himself entirely to writing since 2009. He is the author of bestselling historical novels that have been the subject of numerous adaptations to the television. A committed writer, he draws his themes from Korean history to denounce the injustices, call for a citizen revolution and incite civic action. One of his books was published in French translation, Les Romans meurtriers, by Philippe Picquier, in 2010.