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A startling, unique and provocative novel, hailed by Carl Hiassen, Jeffrey Deaver and James Ellroy as 'suspense at its best; the wildest ride in modern crime exoticum; the last and most compelling word in thrillers.'

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John Burdett is a former lawyer who worked in Hong Kong until he found his true vocation as a writer.An Englishman by birth, he has lived in France and Spain, and is now back in the Far East.He is the author of A Personal History of Thirst and Six Million Seconds. Bangkok Tattoo, the sequel to Bangkok Eight, is also published by Corgi.

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'Cracking East-meets-West thriller introducing a half-Thai, half-American cop whose Buddhist beliefs are as important as his forensic skills. Terrific' * Observer *
'A stunning thriller! Bangkok 8 is suspense at its best: a masterfully written tale set in a world that's perfectly evoked and populated with compelling, flesh and blood characters' -- Jeffery Deaver
'Bangkok 8 is one of the most startling and provocative mysteries that I've read in years. The characters are marvellously unique, the setting is intoxication and the plot unwinds in dark illusory strands, reminiscent of Gorky Park. Once I started, I didn't put it down' -- Carl Hiassen
'Read this book, savor the language - it's the last and the most compelling word in thrillers' -- James Ellroy
'John Burdett infuses the plot with enough suspense, detail and dry Asian insight to keep readers rapt as the story careens about the bars and brothels of Thailand, taking in its flesh trade and cut-rate plastic surgery parlours and ending in a climax with a fittingly Buddhist twist. Bangkok 8 is highly recommended' * amazon.co.uk *

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