What is the book about?
the government of North Korea
the North Korean language ordinary life in North Korea
How did the book get out of North Korea?
It was sold to a South Korean company. It was smuggled out of North Korea.
It was written by someone in China.
Who wrote the book? an anonymous North Korean author
a North Korean government official
an English writer
What has the book been turned into in South Korea?
a famous movie
a popular TV show an award winning radio drama
What is the pen name of author?
Deborah Smith Bandi
What does his pen name mean?
short stories firefly
In one of the stories, why does a baby start crying?
It is hungry.
Someone bumps into it. It sees a picture of Karl Marx.
Who is Dohee Yoon? someone who knows Bandi
a character in the book
the publisher of the book
What do we know about Bandi?
his real name his sex his age
his job his general location
his exact location
Why is Bandi's life in danger? The book is internationally known.
He wants to free people.
He is in the military.
Who wants the book to be known internationally? Bandi
the North Korean government
Which words are missing from the poem?
50 years in this northern a land
living as a 1)_____ that speaks
living as a human under a yolk
written not with pen and ink
but with 2)_____ drenched with blood and tears
is this writing of mine.
Though they be dry as 3)_____
and rough as a grassland,
shabby as invalid
4) _____ as stone tools
Reader, I beg you to read my words.