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  • Daughters of the Dragon

  • A Comfort Woman's Story
  • By: William Andrews
  • Narrated by: Valerie Gilbert
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

During World War II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or "comfort women" for their soldiers. This is one woman’s riveting story of strength, courage, and promises kept. In 1943, the Japanese tear young Ja-hee and her sister from their peaceful family farm to be comfort women for the Imperial Army. Before they leave home, their mother gives them a magnificent antique comb with an ivory inlay of a two-headed dragon, saying it will protect them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read

  • By Louise on 28-07-18

so moving, courageous

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-15

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I never knew these women even existed. This book tells the story through the eyes of a modern woman but mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers from all spectrums of society cannot fail to be moved and humbled by the life stories of these women. Even after the war, 7 decades on, they are still not recognised in Japan's history