Not since Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness have I seen an author carry the reader into the unknown like Treston does in his account of a man's journey into North Korea. Full of the unknown, the unexpected, and the bizarre, Treston is able to weave a story of a man's desire to defect from a world of "corrupt capitalism" to a place of "socialistic
What the man finds is both intriguing and horrific. The reader is left wondering whether or not this is a true account of an actual man's journey because Treston claims to have been asked to bring this story to the world's eyes from the defector himself.
This report prepared by Vivian Cho