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Das geraubte Leben des Waisen Jun Do - Adam Johnson, Anke Caroline Burger
Das geraubte Leben des Waisen Jun Do
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9783518464250 (3518464256)
ASIN: 3518464256
Publisher: Suhrkamp Nova
Pages no: 687
Edition language: Deutsch
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Lenaribka rated it
0.0 The Orphan Master's Son (Audio)
AudibleDNF at 35%That's actually funny - not the book, there is nothing to laugh at here - but the fact that ALL my GR buddies with whom I share my book taste and who have already read it, loved it. And I, who picked it up, with complete certainty that I would enjoy it too, didn't like it at all. E...
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3.0 The Orphan Master's Son
Pak Jun Do is an almost-orphan living in North Korea. His ability to shift his identity to conform to the unpredictable whims of the Korean government helps him stay alive, but there is only so much that one person can take. When Jun Do’s family is put in danger, he risks his life to help them escap...
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it
1.0 Review: Nope
DNFed at page 50. This book was boring as hell. Dry. A little rushed. And it's like it was written for someone fluent in North Korean culture (which I am not). So many terms I didn't understand. So many places I had to look up. And at times I was confused, thinking the main character was from Chin...
Xxertz rated it
3.0 The Orphan Master's Son (Audio)
BLUF: I would not recommend this book simply because it is monotonous; however, I enjoyed the (fictional or not) insight into a country much different than our own."Ga thought about reminding the dear leader that they lived in a land where people had been trained to accept any reality presented to t...
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learn by going rated it
4.5 The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson
Wow. Where to start. This is certainly one of the best contemporary novels I've read in at least a decade. It's like nothing I've read before, or a unique amalgamation of genres I haven't seen combined. It begins very much in the vein of the Odyssey, except the protagonist, Jun Do, can't be said to ...
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