Tag Archives: North Korea

Nothing To Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea (By Barbara Demick)

This book marks the end of my literary journey through the harsh terrains of North Korea. The next time I touch on anything dictatorial (or communistic, for a better choice of words), it’s got to be more visual than this … Read more

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Escape From Camp 14: An Extraordinary Story About Shin Dong-Hyuk

I told the guy that I needed some counselling after I was done with reading this book. It was difficult to digest; difficult to imagine that such things could happen to a human being. Every sentence that I read, every … Read more

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Im Dienst des Diktators (In the service of the dictator)

Im Dienst des Diktators – Leben und Flucht eines nordkoreanischen Agenten (Ingrid Steiner Gashi, Dardan Gashi) I’ve just finished reading a very saddening yet brave life story of Kim Jong Il’s personal agent, Kim Jong Ryul. Life and Flight of … Read more

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