CD: Bangkok 8 (AB)

CD: Bangkok 8 (AB)

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Electrifying, darkly comic, razor-edgedÂa thriller unlike any other. Under a Bangkok bridge, inside a bolted-shut Mercedes: a murder by snakeÂa charismatic African American Marine sergeant killed by a methamphetamine-stoked python and a swarm of stoned cobras. Two copsÂthe only two in the city not on the takeÂarrive too late. Minutes later, only one is alive: Sonchai JitpleecheepÂa devout Buddhist, equally versed in the sacred and the profaneÂson of a long-gone Vietnam War G.I. and a Thai bar girl whose subsequent international clientele contributed richly to SonchaiÂs sophistication. Now, his partner dead, Sonchai is doubly compelled to find the murderer, to maneuver through the world he knows all to wellÂillicit drugs, prostitution, infinite corruptionÂand into a realm he has never before encountered: the moneyed underbelly of the city, where desire rules and the human body is no less custom-designable than a raw hunk of jade. And where Sonchai tracks the killerÂand a predator of an even more sinister variety. Thick with the authenticÂand hallucinogenicÂatmosphere of Bangkok, crowded with astonishing characters, uniquely smart and skeptical, literary and wildly readable, Bangkok 8 is one of a kind. From the Hardcover more

Product details

  • Audio cassette
  • 129 x 146.3 x 25.1mm | 222.26g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House US Audio
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • 0739303872
  • 9780739303870

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