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Pyongyang by Guy Delisle
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Jun 08, 2009

did not like it
bookshelves: 2009, comics-graphic-novels, funny, library-books, memoir, non-fiction, socialism, orientalism
Recommended to Madeline by: Ji
Read in June, 2009

I don't think this book is entirely without merit, but Delisle certainly is an extremely alienating guide through his experiences. He sneers at North Koreans, and sometimes the entire continent of Asia, and lacks any compassion for the people he encounters.

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06/08/2009 page 112
60.87% "Wow, this book is actually really insensitive. WTF."

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