Disco for the Departed

Disco for the Departed

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
United Kingdom
Laos
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's the 1970s in the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, and with the Communist bosses coming to town for a jamboree everything needs to be tidy. Which is why reluctant national coroner Dr Siri Paiboun finds himself in the mountains of Huaphan Province. Inconveniently, there's a mummified arm protruding from a concrete path.

Sub Genre: 
Accidental Detective
Special Interests: 
Politics
Coroner
Culture
ISBN: 
9781921351419
Location: 
Laos
Series: 
Siri Paiboun
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2008

DISCO FOR THE DEPARTED - Colin Cotterill

Author Information
Book Title: 
Disco for the Departed
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921351419
Series: 
Siri Paiboun
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Accidental Detective
Special Interests: 
Politics
Coroner
Culture
Location: 
Laos
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2008

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Well Eurovision is over for another year - time to put away the Serbian cookbooks, dust off the Russian ones and start saving up for the caviar for next year's party.  Now I can get back to concentrating on some reading - well once the slight hangover has gone away at least.  I have actually been reading this book for a few days, just haven't had a chance to post anything on it yet.  I have got to say with each book I love Dr Siri more and more.  Sure the books have a healthy dose of woo woo, but Dr Siri is a Sharman in his native land and culture.  And Mr Geung is a very strong character i