an authoritative, revealing and spry account of the world's most isolated political regime.
Anna Fifield owns the North Korea story today in a way that few other journalists, myself included, have ever been able to claim mastery over this most elusive subject.
Astonishing and insightful - the inside story of the mercurial man now making headlines, and history. Essential reading
The Great Successor brims with important and exclusive information about the Kim family.
A hard-earned, comprehensive portrait . . . essential reading
Anna Fifield's excellent account, based on years of reporting from Korea, dispenses with the overfamiliar anecdotes about this ghastly spoiled-brat-turned-dictator
Elegantly written and exhaustively researched
By far the most complete insight into the Hermit Kingdom I have ever seen. Full of fascinating details
Those anticipating James Bond villain stories will not be disappointed
Packed with the fascinating and frequently bizarre anecdotal detail
Superb . . . a detailed account of a regime and a personality that are normally shrouded in mystery
An important and rigorous piece of journalism written with clarity and urgency
Anna Fifield disentangles the propaganda that surrounds Kim and presents a clear-eyed portrait of a secretive dictator.
superb...a model of investigative diligence and rigour
Excellent . . . an illuminating insight into the life and thinking of North Korea's ruthless leader
Sydney Opera House's Antidote: Anna Fifield in conversation with Thae Yong-ho
Sydney Opera House
1st Sep 2019 3:00 pm
From Diplomat to Defector: Thae Yong-ho is one of the highest-ranking officials to defect from North Korea. What can he tell us about the secrets and lies of one of the world's most repressive regimes? Venue to be announced. All venues are located within the Sydney Opera House.