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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam  Johnson
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it was amazing

In my opinion, high schools should consider replacing _1984_ with _The Orphan Master's Son_. Not only does this book hit on all of the same themes of totalitarianism and questions of Truth, it also is written beautifully and with a dose of wit alongside all the harshness. More to the point, the book is set in North Korea of today.

If you've been considering reading this book, move it up your queue. If you've never heard of it before, but like books that wrestle with issue of humanity and love and loyalty and human rights and the power of story-making, you should consider reading The Orphan Master's Son.

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Reading Progress

August 3, 2013 – Started Reading
August 3, 2013 – Shelved
August 3, 2013 –
page 80
18.06% "really good, really stressful"
August 4, 2013 – Finished Reading

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