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Robert Laffont
EAN : 9782221091012
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 240
Size : 153 x 240 mm
The Aquariums of Pyongyang

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Collection : Vécu
Release date : 14/09/2000

North Korea is today one of the last bastions of hard-line Communism. Its leaders have kept a tight grasp on their one-party regime, quashing any nascent opposition movements and sending all suspected dissidents to its brutal concentration camps for "re-education." Kang Chol-hwan is the first...

North Korea is today one of the last bastions of hard-line Communism. Its leaders have kept a tight grasp on their one-party regime, quashing any nascent opposition movements and sending all suspected dissidents to its brutal concentration camps for "re-education." Kang Chol-hwan is the first survivor of one of these camps to escape and tell his story to the world, documenting the extreme conditions in these gulags and providing a personal insight into life in North Korea. Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, this record of one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history

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EAN : 9782221091012
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 240
Size : 153 x 240 mm
Robert Laffont