A Corpse in the Koryo : Inspector O

  • by James Church
  • Narrated by Feodor Chin
  • Series: Inspector O
  • 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sit on a quiet hillside at dawn among the wildflowers; take a picture of a car coming up a deserted highway from the south.
Simple orders for Inspector O, until he realizes they have led him far, far off his department’s turf and into a maelstrom of betrayal and death. North Korea’s leaders are desperate to hunt down and eliminate anyone who knows too much about a series of decades-old kidnappings and murders—and Inspector O discovers too late that he has been sent into the chaos. This is a world where nothing works as it should, where the crimes of the past haunt the present, and where even the shadows are real.
Author James Church weaves a story with beautifully spare prose and layered descriptions of a country and a people he knows by heart after decades as an intelligence officer.

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What the Critics Say

“James Church does a better job of describing the isolated, impoverished, corrupt, and out-of-touch life in the North than anything I have seen.” (Newt Gingrich)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-05-2011
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.