About this book
The extraordinary story of the first person born in a North Korean prison camp ever to have escaped. It's a gripping, terrifying memoir with a searing sense of place, and will unlock, through Shin, a dark and secret nation. It takes him from his earliest memory - witnessing an execution - to adjusting to freedom in the West after his escape.
Introducing the incredible story of Shin Dong-hyuk - the only person born in a North Korean gulag ever to escape ...