By Wook Kim
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:41 AM EDT
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Pyongyang

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  • Book

Dispatched to the North Korean capital to supervise cheap-labor animators, artist Guy Delisle recounts his incredible two-month stay in the notorious Hermit Kingdom. From the local ”French toast” (bread dipped in milk, then microwaved) to the criminally opulent International Friendship Exhibition (a half-million-square-foot repository of gifts to ”The Eternal President”), he cloaks Pyongyang with a compassionate cynicism that cushions the bleak horrors of this totalitarian Lost in Translation.

Pyongyang

type
  • Book
author
  • Guy Delisle
publisher
  • Drawn & Quarterly

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