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User Review  - brenzi - LibraryThing

If you're like me, you see the title of a book about North Korea that reads "Nothing to Envy" and you think, "I'll say. Their lives really are nothing to envy." After all, these are people who spent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chenga - LibraryThing

The narrative Demick provides about the lives of North-Koreans and how the country's state policies affect people in North-Korea is fascinating and insightful. The writing style is clear and engaging ... Read full review

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User Review  - labfs39 - LibraryThing

This is an amazing and insightful book! As the North Korean government is once again in the news for attacks against South Korea, it couldn't have been published at a more opportune time. Who are the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ben_a - LibraryThing

A fascinating and horrifying account of daily life in North Korea, told through the stories of six North Korean defectors. Highly recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - LamSon - LibraryThing

This is an outstanding look at the situation in North Korea from the mid-1990s. Demick follows the lives of five or six individuals from the onset of the famine through their escape to South Korea ... Read full review

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User Review  - gaeta - LibraryThing

A confession: I've never had much interest in either North and South Korea. I picked up an old New Yorker Magazine and found an excerpt of this book and found it so riverting that I pedaled more and ... Read full review

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User Review  - graysongirl - LibraryThing

So absorbing, I couldn't put this down and didn't want it to end. Read full review

Great book

User Review  - Rafa - Borders

This book taught me so much about North Korea. I highly reccomend it!! Read full review


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