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Is part of Doctor Siri Paiboun Colin Cotterill 2004- series - author novel (number 5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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Dr. Siri Paiboun, the spry seventy-three-year-old reluctant national coroner of Laos, is out of town when a booby-trapped corpse is delivered to the morgue in Vientiane. The lives of visiting doctors, the morgue attendants, and Madame Daeng, Dr. Siri's fiancee, are saved by the intervention of Nurse Dtui, the doctor's longtime assistant, but it is a near thing. Who is responsible for this outrage? On his way back from a Communist Party meeting in the north, Dr. Siri is kidnapped by seven female Hmong villagers. The village elder had ordered them to bring Siri to him, hoping that Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman who shares the doctor's body, would consent to exorcise the headman's daughter. He fears that her soul has been possessed by a demon due to the curse of a mysterious artifact that they have placed on an altar. Siri agrees to help and in so doing, brings to pass a prediction of Auntie Bpoo, a transvestite fortune-teller. - Libraries Australia record

Notes

  • Book five of the Doctor Siri Paiboun series.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Soho Press , 2008 .
      Extent: xii, 240p.p.
      ISBN: 1569474850 (hbk.), 9781569474853 (hbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Quercus , 2009 .
      Extent: 215p.
      ISBN: 1847248098 (hbk.), 9781847248091 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

In Short Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 July 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
Untitled Shelley Orchard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 August 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 August 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of We Don't Live Here Anymore Matt Nable 2009 single work novel ; The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
In Short Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 July 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
Untitled Shelley Orchard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 August 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 August 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of We Don't Live Here Anymore Matt Nable 2009 single work novel ; The Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill 2008 single work novel
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