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