Books > Hot New Releases > Literature & Fiction





Price: $16.67 ($25.00)

(as of 2017-04-03 04:05:05 PST)

You save $8.33 (33%)

Usually ships in 1 to 3 weeks

Literature & Fiction

Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 (12 votes)

Released: 2017-03-07

Buying Choices

13 new from $12.92
3 used from $18.63

(as of 2017-04-03 04:05:05 PST)








The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

Description

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-il’s 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.
Check All OffersAdd to WishListCustomer Reviews

Book Details

Author: BandiPublisher: Grove PressBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 288

Similar Books

Pachinko
Human Acts: A Novel
Exit West: A Novel
American War: A novel
Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert's Renegade Life


Comments




Become a fan of ShopEbookZone on Facebook for the inside scoop on latest and most exclusive books.