Author/journalist Marcel Theroux narrates his fascinating story of everyday life in North Korea with graceful aplomb. In 1995, when Cho Jun-Su was 11, he found a smuggled copy of Dungeons and Dragons. A teacher helps him understand the game by translating it for him. The game changes the trajectory of his life forever. Cho Jun-Su lives through a brutally oppressive regime, trying to love and flourish in a society that won't allow it. Theroux details his inspiration and research in a lengthy explanation at the end of the book. He narrates in his English accent with a neutral tone, which allows listeners to relish the story. Listeners will come away with a new, albeit heartbreaking, understanding of North Korea. This audiobook is not to be missed! A.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2023]
Trade Ed. Simon & Schuster Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9781797148465 $17.99
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