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Lenaribka

Lenaribka

"We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate."

 

~Henry Miller

Currently reading

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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea - Barbara Demick
DNF at 55%

It is a good book if you want to have an insight into a sick political system. That's unique in many ways. It's well written and the author knows the topic from the insider view.
I've never been a non-fiction reader, and the fact that I came so far speaks actually for the book.
My mistake was to put it aside, and then I totally lost my interest in it.
But my hubby is reading it now, and he keeps quoting the most "unbelievable" passages, that means actually that he disturbs my reading continuously I am reading it with him further and keep shaking my head in disbelief.

Because it is very difficult to believe that this country is not an utopia or a result of a crazy fantasy, but a sad reality.

You'll be astonished about ordinary lives in this country. Nothing to envy.