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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

The perennial graphic novel about the ""Hermit country"" with new cover and introduction by Gore Verbinski

Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea is Guy Delisle's graphic novel that made his career, an international bestseller for over ten years. Delisle became one of the few Westerners to be allowed access to the fortresslike country when he was working in animation for a French company.

While living in the nation's capital for two months on a work visa, Delisle observed everything he was allowed to see of the culture and lives of the few North Koreans he encountered, bringing a sardonic and skeptical perspective on a place rife with propaganda. As a guide to the country, Delisle is a non-believer with a keen eye for the humor and tragedy of dictatorial whims, expressed in looming architecture and tiny, omnipresent photos of the President. The absurd vagaries of everyday life become fodder for a frustrated animator’s musings as boredom and censorship sink in. Delisle himself is the ideal foil for North Korean spin, the grumpy outsider who brought a copy of George Orwell’s 1984 with him into the totalitarian nation.

Pyongyang is an informative, personal, and accessible look at a dangerous and enigmatic country.
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Guy Delisle

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Nombre de Pages

184 Pages

Date de Sortie Papier

1 Septembre 2005

Date de Sortie numérique

15 Novembre 2017

Âge conseillé

15+ Uniquement

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comiXology

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