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➥ [Ebook] ➠ Bangkok 8 By John Burdett ➯ – Treatmentinlithuania.co.uk Burdett's thriller is razor edged darkly comic crowded with astonishing characters and thick with the authentic hallucinogenic atmosphere of Bangkok Smart skeptical worldly and open eyed literary and Burdett's thriller is razor edged darkly comic crowded with astonishing characte.

PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í

PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í John Burdett is a novelist and former lawyer He was born in England and worked in Hong Kong; he now lives in Thailand and France

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  1. Kdeuxoxo Kdeuxoxo says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFPretentious The author or should I say a cheap salesmanopportunist he claims himself to be? talks as if he knew it all about Thailand and its way of living or thinking If you want a glimpse to the real Thai this is not the book you're looking forBefore I get to the part when I express my deep hatred for the book I feel than delighted to point out certain false facts that Burdett includes in Bangkok 8Disclaimer I'm Thai and was born into a Buddhist family Below is the explaintaion from my immediate knowledge of my own culture and religious which is intended to be clear of any patriotic or egocentric comments I rather dare say that I might even be sacarstic about my own country I was raised and educated in a very Westernized society after all Any ambiguity caused by confusing and inadeuate English skills is totally on me My mother tounge is Thai You can simply ask me if anything is unclear to you1 ArhatThe Real term is Arhant of which the closet pronunciation I could provide you


  2. Felicia Felicia says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFHERE COME THE THAILAND BOOKS I read all the books in this series while I was in Thailand and besides the last one I LOVED them There's


  3. RandomAnthony RandomAnthony says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDF Bangkok 8 reads like the bastard offspring of a yaa baa fueled brainstorming session between James Ellroy El Leonard and a Buddhist monk gathered around a manual typewriter in a South Asian bar with slowly rotating ceiling fans in the late afternoon about four hours before the impossibly beautiful whores who may or may not be women come out for karaoke and transaction Also any book that features a male Thai Buddhist cop drunk an


  4. Amanda Amanda says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFDetective Sonchai Jitpleecheep is the son of a Bangkok prostitute insert your own inappropriate joke regarding the juxtaposition of the words Bangkok and prostitute here and a U S soldier As a result Sonchai is able to walk in both cultures but belong to neither and to understand the differences between the farang a term used for foreigners and the Thai mindset He's also a devout Buddhist which prevents him from taking part in the openly corrupt practices of the Thai police force He knows far about his mother's sex life than anyone should probably your mom jokes have no affect on him s


  5. Martin Martin says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFSex drugs and jade in the city of BangkokThe Thai police get most of their funds through graft and corruption in a most polite and efficient way This story is an honest cop who is also a devout BuddhistSonchai Jitpleecheep is a detective assigned to the Bangkok 8 police district Thirty two years after the Vietnam War he still wonders about his unknown western father His mother is a Thai prostitute and proud of her working abilityHis partner dies in a grisly snake attack along with an American serviceman Sonchai has the dreadful task of finding the real killer behind the hired killers while not breaking the FBI's unwritten rules of international policingExp


  6. Kristina Kristina says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFThis was one wild ride of a book with non stop action suspense from the first page and lots of twists to keep one guessing One moment profane the next reverent; one moment vicious and the next tender it is graphic without being pornographic and violent without being gratuitous The protagonist is one of the best characters I have encountered in a long time And if the buzzwords snakes jade sex spice revenge and dark humor don’t grab your attention I’m not sure what will This was a adrenaline fueled escape that was well worth the time


  7. Craig Craig says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFContains spoilersI couldn't take seriously for a second this book and its only honest cop wherever cliche I lived in Bangkok for 3 years and Burdett's perceptions of Bangkok and the Thais are facile and sneering laced with cultural chauvinism the two often seem to go hand in hand with caricatures rather than characters littering this book Through the mouth of his protagonist Burdett expresses pretentious opinions and thoughts you're likely to find in a pub in Liverpool than on the streets of Bangkok And when Burdett's protagnoist is not smoking pot obsessing about clothes doing the dirty work for his police chiefgangster boss and subseuently becoming a part time pimp for his mother when she opens a brothel the reader is also suppo


  8. Suzy Suzy says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFSonchai Jitpleecheep is one of my favorite fictional detectives and Burdett's series featuring him are exotic and multi layered romps through Thai culture this one set mainly in the city of the title Sonchai is the son of a bar girl and an American GI What sets him apart from other cops in Bangkok is his worldliness and his dedication to being an arhat a Buddhist well on the path to enlightenment He gained his worldliness from living abroad with some of his mother's liaisons; his time in Paris and in Berlin were especially affecting His fashion sensibilities help him detect if someone's threads are a knock off and he can identify any perfume from just a whiff Buddhism is at his core and his place on the path to enlightenment was furthered by a forced year in a monastery with his police partner and soulmate Pichai for a revenge killing As an arhat he is not intereste


  9. Brendan Brendan says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFWe’re all exasperated with the police at one time or another But in Bangkok the piue is simply acute“I used to buy whole trays of Rolex watches for police officers” the city’s top sex tycoon complained to The New York Times recently “I used to carry cash in black plastic bags for them But they are still harassing me”In John Burdett’s thriller Bangkok 8 the half Thai half American all Buddhist detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep as dry and charming


  10. Apatt Apatt says:

    PDF John Burdett ½ ½ Bangkok 8 PDF/EPUB Í bangkok book, Bangkok 8 PDFCouldn't finish this because the author's portrayal of Thai people language and culture seems off to me I would be interested to hear from another Thai speaking person who have read this book


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