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Free read Pyongyang Guy Delisle á 8 Characters Read & download ò Pyongyang ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ang on a work visa for a French film animation company becoming one of the few Westerners to witness current conditions in the surreal showcase cityArmed with a smuggled radio and a copy of 1984 Delisle could only explore Pyongyang and its countryside while chaperoned by his translator and a guide But among the statues portraits and propaganda of leaders Kim Il S. This is a work of satire Which means that trenchant wit irony sarcasm parody or caricature is used to expose and discredit vice or folly to ridicule conduct doctrines or institutions When I read the reviews I have the impression that people tend to forget this or that they really don t like this genre A considerable number of reviewers think the author is racist misogynistic self righteous I don t see him like that at all His satire and politically incorrect jokes are lighthearted and not really offensive and above all he has always a self mocking attitude Probably it all depends on one s level of tolerance If you re easily offended you better avoid this This book was originally published in 2002 and while much of its content is common knowledge by now I was still startled by some of the things mentioned in it At some point Guy Delisle was surprised by the complete absence of handicapped people in Pyongyang When he tried to talk about it with his guide he received this answer There are none We re a very homogenous nation All North Koreans are born strong intelligent and healthy This struck me as curious indeed and after some searching on the internet I found some really upsetting informationhttpwwwtelegraphcouknewsworldhttpwwwtheaustraliancomaunews710

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Free read Pyongyang Guy Delisle á 8 Characters Read & download ò Pyongyang ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ung and his son Kim Jong Il the world's only Communist dynasty Delisle was able to observe than was intended of the culture and lives of the few North Koreans he encounteredHis astute and wry musings on life in the austere and grim regime form the basis of this remarkable graphic novel Pyongyang is an informative personal and accessible look at an enigmatic count. All of Guy Delisle s comic books are beguiling funny and insightful and Pyongyang is extraordinary in this regard And in this particular moment with certain dictatorial presidents trying to legitimize the completely fcked up regime there surely the ground breaking of Trump Pyongyang International Hotel Casino and Bordel will happen in 2019 2020 it is a timely read The author does all the drawing and screenplay and is a pleasure to read due to his perceptiveness but also his deadpan Canadian humor Yes he is Canadian so there is another reason to read it now A Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book Collector only Communist dynasty Delisle was able to Pièces rosesHumulus le muet ; Le Bal des voleurs ; Le rendez vous de Senlis ; Léocadia observe than was intended نقد الحداثة of the culture and lives Les sortilèges du bondage japonais of the few North Koreans he encounteredHis astute and wry musings Padre Pio, prières et neuvaines on life in the austere and grim regime form the basis Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, & Cold Calling of this remarkable graphic novel Pyongyang is an informative personal and accessible look at an enigmatic count. All McNally's Secret of Guy Delisle s comic books are beguiling funny and insightful and Pyongyang is extraordinary in this regard And in this particular moment with certain dictatorial presidents trying to legitimize the completely fcked up regime there surely the ground breaking

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Free read Pyongyang Guy Delisle á 8 Characters Read & download ò Pyongyang ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Famously referred to as part of the 'Axis of Evil' North Korea remains one of the most secretive and mysterious nations in the world today A series of manmade and natural catastrophes have also left it one of the poorest When the fortress like country recently opened the door a crack to foreign investment cartoonist Guy Delisle found himself in its capital Pyongy. I don t know where to begin describing this book When I first read about it I was so excited to get my hands on it because it sounded so intriguing And with all the excellent write ups people have given it I was hopeful it would offer aan insightful account of a travelwork experience in North Korea and ba narrative that was somewhat self aware and unlike so many travel logs by douche baggy Westerners who have a superiority complex yet claim not to be racist I m so utterly disappointed At the first overtly racist comment Delisle made on page 9 I began anticipating that he would start out being the typical Western douche bag only to learn a thing or two and redeem himself toward the end But somewhere between pages 28 45 that glimmer of hope began to fade I went back and started flagging all the unapologetic racism all the easy generalizations and depictions of North Koreans as completely subservient sub humans The comments Delisle makes are not only painful to read but they make me wish I could reach into the book and shake him for failing to see his own stupidity and ethnocentricism What s worse is that his racism and complete lack of cultural sensitivity are so deeply connected to his plain bad manners as a guest in someone else s country you would think he d have some moments of graciousness and tolerance let alone acceptance Here s a list of some the comments I flaggedAt the hotel It s got those good old standard rooms cold and impersonal just like they like them in Asia 9 So now he s the expert on the entire continent of Asia a region that can be lumped into one category stamping out any diversityAt a restaurant I don t mean to complain but this is the filthiest tablecloth I ve ever seenArgh And it s wet too My elbows are soaking Ugh This stuff the food on his plate is swimming in oil What They call this ice cream 20 He complains about the food throughout though there are a couple very brief moments where he acknowledges that many North Koreans do not have enough to eat This jackass filled his belly with food whenever he needed or wanted to Couldn t he at least devote some significant portion of this book discussing his ridiculous amount of privilegeAbout North Korean music on the radio The tunes sound like a cross between a national anthem and the theme song of a children s showlike a Barney remix of God Save the ueen or Oh Canada 28 He s constantly infantilizing North Koreans in their tastes and their political alliances as well as their interests and leisure activities It s always a pleasure in these countries to pay 5 for a lousy cup of instant coffee 35 What are these countries supposed to signify How many North Koreans have 5 to dispose of everyday Hey We ve got newcomers on the floorYou don t have to be psychic to know they re Chinese They leave the door open watch television in their underwearand yell to each other from room to room until late into the night 38He s angry because the chambermaid comes into his room while he s asleep to refill his water an important and kind gesture one might think regardless of the inconvenient time As though it s absolutely crucial the chambermaid comes at 7am sharp to bring my daily water rations The next frames show him fantasizing about dumping water on her as a way to keep her out Two trips to China have taught me to hand this kind of situation with detachment Mmgrm bitch gmrmm he mumbles in his sleep 44In reference to his guide and translator s enthusiasm for national landmarks and the country s leaders he asks Do they really believe the bullshit that s being forced down their throats 74 Couldn t he ask himself that uestion about Western media as well About Western politics and policies customs beliefs etc North Koreans are not the only people that are being suckered and duped in the world Not by a long shotAt a museum he notices The pick in the picture isn t the same as the one on the wall I think of mentioning it to our charming guide but why bother in a country that s devoid of common sense 102 Common sense So everyone should have a common idea of what common sense means How is this perspective any different from the let s flatten individuality and diversity missions of the North Korean leaders that Delisle seems to despise so deeply Even though it s a slow night a girl at the wicket pulls a long face and sighs as she takes my money Where else but in a Chinese casino 118 So all Chinese casino workers and ONLY Chinese casino workers are irritable with customer service He seems to say where else would you find crabby grumpy sulky workers but in China What a load of crap First of all why does he have such unrealistic expectations for customer service such a sense of entitlement and as if service industry labourers don t have off days or get grumpy ANYWHERE else I don t even understand how his thinking can be so insularHe visits an elementary school and some of the children put on a little improvised concert for him Behind their strained faces you sense all the concentration that goes into playing the music and especially into trying to keep up those miss world smiles The little savant monkeys are displayed with great pride 157 I CANNOT believe he refers to these children as savant monkeys no matter how facetious he s trying to be here there is absolutely no way this term is acceptable If he s such an expert on the entire Asian continent as he seems to claim he should know the very problematic nuances of these terms At a museum Our guide is truly stunning and listening to her graphic descriptions I think up a few tortures of my own that I wouldn t mind inflicting on her 169 It s incredible how connected Delisle s racism and misogyny really are his self righteous superior ethnocentric attitude toward North Koreans is inseparable from his description of North Korean woman as bitches in reference to the chambermaid or hyper sexualize play things that he might like to torture This is some seriously unchecked prejudice and sexismIt s as though Delisle feels that since he s been to Asia traveled and stayed in various countries for some time he s at liberty or even entitled to make all kinds of derogatory judgments and generalizations as he wants He comments at one point that he doesn t really make any North Korean friends and what a shock Who would want to befriend a guest that comes over and behaves like such a feeble narrow minded judgmental assholeI just can t believe that this book is being talked about in a positive light All it really seems to do is reify and reiterate the master narratives of Western colonizers traveling to foreign lands where barbarians and savages go about their lives in unthinking and uncivilized ways Who does Delisle think he is He should be deeply embarrassed by this book And tragically he could be a talented writer and cartoonist with so much to offer There s so much I could have taken away from reading this book and I knew that which is why I was compelled to read it to the end Unfortunately I was left with a very bitter taste I think Delisle owes the people of North Korea an enormous apology as well as all the people he hurt and offended who ve read this book and see right through his discriminatory and hateful claims and actionsI wrote the publisher a very long letter explaining why this book offended me and I asked them to forward the email directly to Delisle I m astounded at how many people on goodreads rated this book with 4 or 5 stars Didn t anyone else see the glaring racism here


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  • Paperback
  • 192
  • Pyongyang
  • Guy Delisle
  • English
  • 17 January 2019
  • 9780224079907