G. Perlman

Location: Canada


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The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North&hellip by Chol-hwan Kang
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read!, June 2 2011
An essential book on understanding life, politics and ideology in North Korea. While quite gruesome at times, this autobiography sheds light on an otherwise unknown subject: concentration camps in North Korea. The introduction of the book provides an easy-to-read and brief geopolitical history of how North Korea was created after WW2 and the rest of the book is the unbelievable account of the author's life in surviving 10 years in a prison camp. I found the book incredibly well-written as well as a page-turner that I could not put down.
The world can no longer ignore the severe injustice going on in North Korea and it is your duty to educate yourself on the issue. This book is the… Read more