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Curse of the Pogo Stick (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery)
Curse of the Pogo Stick (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery) by Colin Cotterill 1569474850 9781569474853
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Curse of the Pogo Stick (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery) by Colin Cotterill

ldquo;In the Curse of the Pogo Stick . . . . [Colin] Cotterill achieves a new and compelling sophistication.rdquo;-John BurdettPraise for the Dr. Siri Paiboun Series:ldquo;Wonderfully fresh and exotic.rdquo;- The New York Times Book Reviewldquo;Tragically funny and magically sublime.rdquo;- Entertainment Weeklyldquo;A crack storyteller and an impressive guide to a little-known culture.rdquo;- The Washington Post Book Worldldquo;Delightful.rdquo;- Booklist (starred)ldquo;This witty and unusual series just keeps getting better.rdquo;- Publishers WeeklyIn Vientiane, a booby-trapped corpse, intended for Dr. Siri, the national coroner of Laos, has been delivered to the morgue. In his absence, only Nurse Dtuirsquo;s intervention saves the lives of the morgue attendants, visiting doctors, and Madame Daeng, Dr. Sirirsquo;s fianceacute;e.On his way back from a communist party meeting in the north, Dr. Siri is kidnapped by seven female Hmong villagers under the direction of the village elder so that he will-in the guise of Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman with whom he shares his body-exorcise the headmanrsquo;s daughter whose soul is possessed by a demon, and lift the curse of the pogo stick.Colin Cotterill is the author of The Coronerrsquo;s Lunch , Thirty-Three Teeth , Disco for the Departed , and Anarchy and Old Dogs , featuring seventy-three-year-old Dr. Siri Paiboun, national coroner of Laos. He and his wife live in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where he teaches at the university.For more information, visit www.colincotterill.com nbsp

Author: Colin Cotterill

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 256

Publisher: Soho Crime

Publication Date: 2008-07-01

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