A Corpse in the Koryo

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Church

Narrated By: Feodor Chin

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: May 2011

Duration: 9 hours 6 minutes

Summary:

Sit on a quiet hillside at dawn among the wildflowers; take a picture of a car coming up a deserted highway from the south.

Simple orders for Inspector O, until he realizes they have led him far, far off his department's turf and into a maelstrom of betrayal and death. North Korea's leaders are desperate to hunt down and eliminate anyone who knows too much about a series of decadesold kidnappings and murders—and Inspector O discovers too late that he has been sent into the chaos. This is a world where nothing works as it should, where the crimes of the past haunt the present, and where even the shadows are real.

Author James Church weaves a story with beautifully spare prose and layered descriptions of a country and a people he knows by heart after decades as an intelligence officer.

"James Church does a better job of describing the isolated, impoverished, corrupt, and out of touch life in the North than anything I have seen."—Newt Gingrich

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