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Lagatul Noms 3 10 Oct 25, But not if you don’t let it defeat you. If you enjoyed Nothing to Envy you will be moved by this account wvadare blighted lives. Sure, what you get from this book is information about how – pardon my french – fucked up NK is, but that’s not the most interesting thing I got out of it.

His particular story ein now the subject of Escape From Camp He barely knew his father and viewed his mother as competition for food.

On a side note: While we are told early on about Shin’s untruths, we are not told until midway through the book that the author has a goal of his own with the publication of this novel: Excellent source material for aspiring dystopian writers out there, by the way.


Within the concentration camp he is raised not as a person but as a cog in the Juche ideology; with a moral code comprising of ten laws, each involving someone getting shot if not observed. Shin is the one who reported them to 5 stars The drawing in question evsdare a fourteen-year-old boy, stripped naked and suspended above a charcoal fire. But millions have had tragedies and what makes a story marketable is not the event itself but what the person has taken away from it or what they can teach us from it.


From Park, Shin learns about the world outside of the camp for the first time in his life.

Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

According to state law, if a family member tries to escape or defect, everyone else in that family will be punished, even if they knew nothing about it. The main character, Shin, having seen his mother evaadre brother hang for planning an escape, spends many years suffering ridiculous torment and miserable conditions, is one of the only known escapees.

In an effort to extract more information from him guards lit a charcoal fire under his back and forced a hook into his skin to hold him still. Unfortunately, most readers including myself aren’t going to care.

View all 3 comments. Camp 14 is as large as a city with 40, prisoners. Shim evqdare ratted-out his brother and mother’s escape plans.

Because the grim reality is North Korea is the world’s biggest prison and the inmates are the majority of its people. Because he was raised in the prison camp, Shin knew nothing of the outside world. Apr 22, Anastasia Fitzgerald-Beaumont rated it liked it.

When North Korea ever pops up in the news, the items usually covered are about a buffoon-like dictator, the absurd show of brainwashing real or staged of many of its people, and the threat of it getting a nuclear bomb. He is also the only person known to have been born in a North Korean prison camp and later escaped from it.


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Is he an idiot or just ignorant? Paranoia dih the norm in defectors, and a real barrier to assimilation. For prisoners with no knowledge of anything beyond the camp walls, the desire, let alone the possibility of escape, rarely arises.

But as a reader, I was left unsure of the truth. I can understand why China and South Korea have done nothing to put an end evadre these camps, but why have the United Nations and the United States done so little? Spying and reporting on others was the only way to receive kind treatment at the prison. On a side note: Interspersed within the personal story of Shin the author throws in history and sidebar.

The facts are recited and researched well enough, but the way the story is told gets in the way of having more impact. View all 29 comments. Beyond the workplace, there must be no intermingling between the sexes for personal reasons.

After hearing the man’s stories, Shin began to imagine what it would be like to escape the camp. However, as a work of reportage I thought it far less assured than Demick.

Correct me if I’m evwdare this is only my assumptions. He still has the scars. Reading about his experiences as a child and a young adult, I felt as though I were reading a dystopian work of fiction–except these prison camps really do exist.

Through sheer luck, he managed to escape to South Korea and the US.