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Bangkok Tattoo - John Burdett, Paul Boehmer
Bangkok Tattoo
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3.00 5
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780739320266 (0739320262)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
Series: Sonchai Jitpleecheep (#2)
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JulieM rated it
3.0 Bangkok Tattoo
Interesting mystery, not so much for the plot, but for the setting. The main character in this mystery is Sonchai Jitpleecheep of the Royal Thai Police, the son of a prostitute turned brothel owner and an American stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War. Told through Sonchai's eyes, this stor...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
I liked this a bit less than Bangkok 8, mostly because I got tired of being called farang (the Thai equivalent of "gringo"). Still a good story, though.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Bangkok Tattoo
I didn't like this sequel as well as I liked the first one. This one was meandering, hard to follow, and lapsed into lecturing at times. I do like Sonchai, and the other characters are certainly interesting. I enjoy the vicarious Thai cultural experience, too. I'll probably read the next one.
Osho rated it
The second of Burdett's novels featuring Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep. This adventure opens with the apparent murder of a john by a prostitute employed by Sonchai's mother. What the book does well is to illustrate the Buddhist principle that what we take as reality is illusory. As the narrative un...
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