• "Palin expands on his Channel 5 documentary with this absorbing and beautifully illustrated day-by-day account."

    Daily Mirror
  • "A fascinating proposition . . . [a] winning mix of genuine interest, good-humoured charm and that deceptively steely nose for humbug."

  • "An eye-opening look at a place that doesn’t figure on most travellers' bucket lists"

  • "The Python’s most dangerous journey yet. Palin journeyed into the heart of Kim Jong-un’s repressive and secretive regime."

    The Times, 50 Best Book for Autumn
  • "[Lifts] the veil on one of the last blind spots on the globe"

    Irish Independent