I’ll give it away right now. The Orphan Master’s Son deserves the Pulitzer it earned because it’s one of the most entertaining, funny, dark, and depressing books I’ve read in a long time, providing an inside look into the enigma that is North Korea.
Following the same template as the other books in the Alex Delaware series, Jonathan Kellerman adds a solid new entry to his series. But, after almost thirty years with the same characters, it begs the question of age. As in, how old is Alex Delaware?
With the release of HBO’s Game of Thrones on video, I thought it might be fun to discuss some aspects of the storyworld that stuck in my mind while reading the books and watching the series.