North Korean defector, subject of escape bestseller, changes his story

January 18, 2015 8:37 AM

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North Korean defector, subject of escape bestseller, changes his story

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean defector, whose dramatic escape from a brutal prison camp was the subject of a bestselling book, has changed key parts of his story and on Sunday apologised for misleading people.

"Escape from Camp 14", written by former Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden, brought Shin Dong-hyuk international fame.

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