Kim Jong Un rules North Korea, the most secretive and Orwellian country in the world (even he himself was born in 1984), and when he came to power in 2011 many laughed at him because of his appearance and his youth. However, he has proven to be as ruthless as he is intelligent and calculating, says New Zealand journalist Anna Fifield in her book “The Great Successor”.

In “The Great Successor. The divinely perfect destiny of the brilliant comrade Kim Jong Un” (Captain Swing), whose Spanish version will be published tomorrow, Monday, Fifield, who has traveled to North Korea several times and has been a Washington Post correspondent in Beijing and Tokyo, presents a picture -not exempt from certain doses of black humor- in which the reality of a country ruled by a dictator who can in no way be taken as a joke can be clearly observed, despite his appearance of a “cartoon character”. .”


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