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The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master's Son
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4.05 275
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992793 (0812992792)
ASIN: 812992792
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 443
Edition language: English
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Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
5.0 Surrealer, total wahrer Wahnsinn im Operettenstaat Nordkorea
Dieser 2013 mit dem Pulitzer Preis ausgezeichnete Roman ist bedauerlicherweise bisher völlig an mir vorbeigegangen. Dann entdeckte er mich kürzlich zufällig auf dem Weg zu einer Aussichtsplattform, ich stolperte quasi über ihn. Am Tag der Annäherung von Nord- und Südkorea beschloss ich nun, dass es ...
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...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
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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