Every Falling Star review – teens learn there's more to North Korea than memes

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A young reader finds the first North Korean defector memoir aimed at his age group ‘poignant, not sensationalist’

For many teenagers, North Korea is written off as a meme, a silly joke, or a country that could not possibly be real.

This view mostly comes from The Interview, Seth Rogen and James Franco’s comedy about a pair of journalists who try to assassinate dictator Kim Jong-un – a film that riled North Korea and almost brought Sony Pictures to its knees last year.

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