The Aquariums of Pyongyang

Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag

By Chol-hwan Kang; Pierre Rigoulot
(Basic Books, Paperback, 9780465011049, 272pp.)

Publication Date: August 2005

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history.




About the Author

Kang Chol-hwan lives and works in Seoul, where he is a staff writer for Chosun Ilbo, a daily newspaper in South Korea. Pierre Rigoulot is a journalist, historian, and human rights activist living in Paris, France. He is the author of numerous books on the history of political repression and contributed the North Korean chapter to the best-selling The Black Book of Communism (Harvard University Press).

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