Every Falling Star

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5 out of 5 stars
By Catherine on 04-07-18


so good and acsiting yeah guys get this book

goooooooooooooooooooooooooooood guuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuys good as chocolate yes

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By Daniel on 07-30-17

amazing story!

This book gives a different insight in to north korea then the others I have read. The life of a street kid is tougher then we can imagine. This book also contains loads of info into how North Koreans think. Great would recommend.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen Galvin on 05-29-17

A truly remarkable story

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Every Falling Star provides an almost unbelievable account of SungJu's life in North Korea. I had to keep reminding myself that this is not fiction. What SungJu describes is not just the trauma and troubles that he went through personally, but the same trauma that so many North Koreans have faced, and continue to face, in their daily lives. One can only try to imagine the horror these people experience, and from such a young age, is extremely saddening.
I have to say that it is very well written, and is read perfectly by Shih.
The book made me feel so lucky to be have been born in the U.K., and has helped me to appreciate a lot of the things that I take for granted. It's also eye opening to the issues we still face in the modern world. I'd recommend this book to everyone, as I believe the book provides a perspective that is important for many to see.

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