The sun rises over the bridge that connects the Chinese border town of Dandong with the North Korean town of Sinuiju. Krys Lee’s novel looks at the experiences of those who flee North Korea. Photo: AFP

How novelist Krys Lee found her Korean identity after a traumatic and rootless immigrant childhood

Lee went to Seoul expecting a brief stay but the culture she encountered helped her understand the dynamics of her dysfunctional family – and especially her violent and insecure pastor father

Topic |   North Korea

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The sun rises over the bridge that connects the Chinese border town of Dandong with the North Korean town of Sinuiju. Krys Lee’s novel looks at the experiences of those who flee North Korea. Photo: AFP
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