Star of the North (Hardback)D. B. John (author)
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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.
Star of the North is the most explosive thriller of the year - you won't be able to put it down.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 39 mm
'What really makes the book unmissable is its portrayal of everyday life for ordinary people in North Korea.' - The Express
'Extraordinary... smart, sophisticated, suspenseful - and important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the North.' - Lee Child
'...an exceptionally exciting and stylish thriller.' - Irish independent
'Tense and compelling.' - James Swallow
'A superior thriller...steeped in the intrigue, culture and family of a closed regime.' - Andrew Gross
'Brims with marvellous characters and delivers heart-in-your-throat action.' - Steve Berry
'Extraordinary ... smart, sophisticated, suspenseful - and important. If you try one new thing this year, make it Star of the North.' - Lee Child
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