'Extraordinary...smart, sophisticated, suspenseful - and important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the North' LEE CHILD
North Korea and the USA are on the brink of war.
A young American woman disappears without trace from a South Korean island.
The CIA recruits her twin sister to uncover the truth.
Now, she must go undercover in the world’s most deadly state.
Only by infiltrating the dark heart of the terrifying regime will she be able to save her sister…and herself.
‘Tense and compelling.’ James Swallow, Sunday Times bestselling author of NOMAD
"Extraordinary ... smart, sophisticated, suspenseful - and important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the North. "
"Tense and compelling."
"A superior thriller…steeped in the intrigue, culture and family of a closed regime."
"[Y]ou should read this forensic exposure of the horrors of [Kim Jong-un’s] regime in this Tom Clancy-style evocation of what life there is actually like… Fast-moving and compelling, it provides the perfect fictional backdrop to the summit diplomacy we are now witnessing."
"[John] parlays his knowledge into a grim but incisive narrative…. This is a masterly evocation of life under the Kim Jong-il regime."
Discover the past and present of life in North and South Korea, through the words of Koreans themselves and those who have lived and worked there.