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World Fiction - North Korea -

Related categories: Fiction / World - Asia /
Related booklists: South Korea, World Fiction - Asia, World Fiction - South Korea,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How I Became a North Korean by Krys Lee
    How I Became a North Korean - by Krys Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571276233 | ISBN 10: 0571276237

    At the lawless border between North Korea and China, three young lives converge in the hope of a better future.   Yongju is an accomplished student from a prominent but recently disgraced family; Jangmi has had to fend for herself since childh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi
    The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea - by Bandi

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781257548 | ISBN 10: 178125754x

    In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime.  Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
    Princess Bari - by Hwang Sok-yong

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781859641743 | ISBN 10: 1859641741

    In a drab North Korean city, a seventh daughter is born to a couple longing for a son. Abandoned hours after her birth, she is eventually rescued by her grandmother. The old woman names the child Bari, after a legend telling of a forsaken princess wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Orphan Master
    The Orphan Master's Son - by Adam Johnson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552778251 | ISBN 10: 0552778257

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2013   Pak Jun Do knows he is special. He knows he must be the son of the master of the orphanage, not some kid dumped by his parents it was obvious from the way his father singled him out for beatin ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Woman and Springtime by B.W. Jones
    All Woman and Springtime - by B.W. Jones

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780222912 | ISBN 10: 1780222912

    Gi lives behind North Korea's iron curtain under the watchful eye of Dear Leader. As an orphan, growing up on a diet of thin soup and propaganda, life is a constant struggle against hunger and fear. But when she meets headstrong Il-sun, tender Gi fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drifting House by Krys Lee
    Drifting House - by Krys Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571276202 | ISBN 10: 0571276202

    A dazzling debut story collection from Korean-American writer Krys Lee.   Alternating between the lives of Koreans struggling through seventy years of turbulent, post-World War II history in their homeland and the communities of Korean immigra ... more

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