Charming & Terrifying: THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON

The Orphan Master's Sonby Adam Johnson Reviewed by Raul The first thing to know about Adam Johnson's marvelous book is that nothing is as it seems. The protagonist, after an arduous childhood, does not really have a name. Like many things in North Korea, appearance is more important than substance; thus, his name is that … Continue reading Charming & Terrifying: THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON

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

Book: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson Reviewed by: Kester Here's your assignment. Write a novel about current events. It should be topical, but timeless. It should be specific, but universal. It should be about a place that you've never been, but capture that place perfectly. Oh, and that place should be North Korea. … Continue reading Review: ‘The Orphan Master’s Son’ by Adam Johnson