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This book was very well written..
Ms. Demick skillfully weaves together stories of six North Korean refugees into a narrative which portrays life in North Korea from WWII to the present.
Amazing how people can live in such desperate circumstances and be kept in the dark about how the rest of the world lives so much better.
Realising that she could never get an insider's view of N Korea from her trips there (the country 'takes the precaution of assigning two 'minders' to foreign visitors, one to watch... Read morePublished 55 minutes ago by sally tarbox
This book is about the survival of North Koreans through the survival of four families. As South Korea florishes, North Korea diminishes all because of political leadership. Read morePublished 13 hours ago by Phyllis Schwindt
Well written and gave incite into the control and ego of the North Korean leaders and how it cost so many citizens their lives.Published 2 days ago by dm51
I knew absolutely nothing about North Korea, and I still don't. All I know is from what I have read in this book, which I find an extremely interesting read. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Charles L. Gilmore III
I knew North Korea was in their own little world, but I had no idea just how much suffering the people in that country have endured, and are still enduring. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jana
NOTHING TO ENVY is an amazing and eye-opening piece of journalism from award-winning LA TIMES journalist Barbara Demick. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Stacy Helton
Chilling insight into a totally totalitarian state. A real eye opener but not for thr faint at heart.Published 6 days ago by julie a oconnor