North Korea in 100 Facts
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North Korea in 100 Facts

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`Great ideology creates great times.' Kim Jong-il (1942-2011)

Where to start with this mysterious, sometimes terrifying country? Perhaps with some hard facts - which are notoriously difficult to come by. Ruth Ann Monti teases out the truth about this dictatorship to provide an illuminating insight into a society that might just as well be in outer space for most in the West.

Did you know, for instance, that high school students are required to complete an 81-hour course on current leader Kim Jong-un? Or that everyone must wear a Kim badge at all times? Even Mao didn't demand that. How about the fact that Kim Jong-un's father and predecessor, Kim Jong-il, kidnapped two of South Korea's film industry giants and made seven films with them - including a Socialist version of Godzilla? The 100 facts don't all make grim reading: for instance, North Koreans like to relax with a favourite tipple - but make theirs from acorns. More importantly, in 2012 North Korean archaeologists discovered a unicorn lair...

This book highlights the hidden reality and strange truths about this much-misunderstood country.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15.24mm | 161g
  • Chalford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1445686961
  • 9781445686967
  • 58,354

About Ruth Ann Monti

Ruth Ann Monti is a copywriter, researcher and editor. She provides technical support for WordPress sites and has worked as a Government Relations Director. Science and politics are her passions and she has been studying the Trump phenomenon intensely. She is the author of the best-selling 'Donald Trump in 100 Facts'. She lives in Arizona.
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