REVIEW: THE ACCUSATION, BY BANDI (2014/TRANSL. BY DEBORAH SMITH, 2017)

How do you review a book like Bandi's The Accusation? People literally risked their lives to smuggle it out of North Korea, concealing it between works by King Sung-Il, the current dictator's grandfather, who was himself the country's dictator between 1948 and his death in 1994. The author (whose true name remains unknown--"bandi" means firefly) … Continue reading REVIEW: THE ACCUSATION, BY BANDI (2014/TRANSL. BY DEBORAH SMITH, 2017)