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The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un. By Anna Fifield. New York: PublicAffairs, 2019. 336 pp. ISBN: 9781541742482 (cloth).

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The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un. By Anna Fifield. New York: PublicAffairs, 2019. 336 pp. ISBN: 9781541742482 (cloth).

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 December 2020

Edward Goldring*
Affiliation:
University of Missouri
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Book Reviews—Northeast Asia
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Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020

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References

1 The Wall Street Journal scooped this story two days before The Great Successor was released. Since the latter had clearly been researched, written, and printed by then, Fifield deserves credit for uncovering this.

2 Pak, Jung H., Becoming Kim Jong Un: A Former CIA Officer's Insights into North Korea's Enigmatic Young Dictator (New York: Ballantine Books, 2020)Google Scholar.

3 Demick, Barbara, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2010)Google Scholar.