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The paradise eater

Author: John Ralston Saul
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A black comedy where wicked humor and blind violence clash in modern Bangkok. John Field is a sometime businessman, sometimes journalist who dabbles in the shady import-export markets of Thailand. One more killing would not normally bother Fred, but the deaths of his ex-lover and her husband start a chain of events that drags the unwilling Field into a political nightmare from which there seems no escape.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saul, John Ralston.
Paradise eater.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1988
(OCoLC)646899108
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ralston Saul
ISBN: 007054865X 9780070548657
OCLC Number: 17384098
Description: 270 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Ralston Saul.

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A black comedy where wicked humor and blind violence clash in modern Bangkok. John Field is a sometime businessman, sometimes journalist who dabbles in the shady import-export markets of Thailand. One more killing would not normally bother Fred, but the deaths of his ex-lover and her husband start a chain of events that drags the unwilling Field into a political nightmare from which there seems no escape.

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