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Recent Holiday Reading

I’m on holidays at the moment, travelling through Vietnam, working my way from Saigon in the south to Hanoi in the north. Currently I’m spending a couple of weeks on the beach in Nha Trang, which has allowed me to indulge in some summer reading. 1,154 more words

International Authors

Book Review: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (3/5). A story that confirms living in North Korea must be terrible.

I made it through my second ebook! I never thought I’d read ebooks, but having these on my phone for the spare minutes of my life has been nice. 1,157 more words


Book Review: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

I’ve got a lot of catching up to do. I’ve read 21 books since this one. Five of those in the space of one week in Rhodes.  231 more words


[670] The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson

” In Prison 33, little by little, you relinquished everything, starting with your tomorrows and all that might be. Next went your past, and suddenly it was inconceivable that your head had ever touched a pillow, that you’d once used a spoon or a toilet, that your mouth and once known flavors and your eyes had beheld colors beyond gray and brown and the shade of black that blood took on. 541 more words


First Impressions of "Orphan"

The Orphan Master’s Son sparks new interest in North Korea. It was written just on the heels of the death of Kim Jong-Il. The control over the most bizarre country on earth has been handed over to 29-year-old Kim Jong-Un. 386 more words


#1 The Orphan Master's Son


Title: The Orphan Master’s Son

Author: Adam Johnson

Genre: Thriller/Political/Satire

Amazon List Price (at the time of writing): £6.29 paperback… 392 more words

Book Reviews

Friday Finds - June 27th

Originally featured at Should Be Reading FRIDAY FINDS showcases the most interesting books I’ve encountered this week and added to my readinglist. I’m an ‘adding junkie’ and my TBR list at… 89 more words

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