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Jang Jin-Sung
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Jang Jin-Sung

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Jang Jin-sung is a former court poet, and propagandist, for North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Since leaving the country he has become a bestselling author and media sensation. He has been awarded the Rex Warner Literary Prize and read his poetry at London's Cultural Olympiad in 2012. He now lives in South Korea and is Editor-in-Chief of New Focus International, an authoritative website reporting on North Korea.

Books by Jang Jin-Sung

Dear Leader

A rare and extraordinary glimpse into the reality of life in North Korea, by a member of the powerful elite

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