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During the Joseon Dynasty, a revolutionary book written by Heo Gyun goes missing. A scholar that's mad about books goes on the hunt for it commissioned by a high ranking government official. But as he goes on his search he discovers secrets that leave him having to choose between following his passion for reading or saving life. What will he choose in the end?

Series Cast

  1. Choi Dae-chul as Lee Do Sa

    Choi Dae-chul

    Lee Do Sa

    7 Episodes

  2. Im Ho as Kwang Hae

    Im Ho

    Kwang Hae

    7 Episodes

  3. Lee Dae-yeon as Lee Yi Chum

    Lee Dae-yeon

    Lee Yi Chum

    7 Episodes

  4. Jeong Eun-Woo as Chung Joon

    Jeong Eun-Woo

    Chung Joon

    7 Episodes

  5. Ahn Nae-sang as Heo Kyoon

    Ahn Nae-sang

    Heo Kyoon

    7 Episodes

  6. Min Ji-a as Kye Wol

    Min Ji-a

    Kye Wol

    7 Episodes

  7. Han Joo-wan as Su Han

    Han Joo-wan

    Su Han

    7 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2014 | 7 Episodes

Season 1 of The Tale of the Bookworm premiered on October 12, 2014.

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The Tale of the Bookworm
The Tale of the Bookworm


Original Name 간서치열전

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Korean


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