The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea

By | March 24, 2018
The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea Author Bandi
ISBN-10 0802126200
ISBN-13 9780802126207
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Grove Press
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The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime Set during the period of Kim Il sung and Kim Jong ils leadership the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide variety of backgrounds from a young mother living among the elite in Pyongyang whose son misbehaves during a political rally to a former Communist war hero who is deeply disillusioned with the intrusion of the Party into everything he holds dear to a husband and father who is denied a travel permit and sneaks onto a train in order to visit his critically ill mother Written with deep emotion and writing talent The Accusation is a vivid depiction of life in a closed off one party state and also a hopeful testament to the humanity and rich internal life that persists even in such inhumane conditions

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