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Bangkok 8 by John Burdett

Discussion in 'The Library' started by Farang_Ba, 11 Feb 2014.

  1. Farang_Ba

    Farang_Ba Thread Starter Active Member

    1 May 2013
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    Hi All,

    I started reading this book today and I'm hooked on it. It is a mystery book involving a luu-klung(sp?) (half western/half thai) detective and it's neat since it revolves around Bangkok and the author does a good job reflecting on Thai culture. It's also humorous and moves at a quick pace. Maybe it's somewhat similar to the Stephen Leather books, but not as much XXX material.
  2. luibkk

    luibkk Well-Known Member

    8 Jul 2012
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    I liked that one too. The detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep is a " leuk krung". I also enjoyed "Bangkok Tattoo' with the same character.
  3. po3try

    po3try Guest

    yeah i like those books. There's a few with the same character.

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