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‘The Hard Road Out’: North and South Korean authors team up on powerful book

By France24
21 October 2022   |   6:57 pm
In this edition we meet two women from the two Koreas who have joined forces to write a powerful book. The pair hail from neighbouring countries that share common roots and culture, yet have remained technically at war for seven decades.

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