The Coroners Lunch : Doctor Siri Paiboun

  • von Colin Cotterill
  • Sprecher: Gareth Armstrong
  • Serie: Doctor Siri Paiboun
  • 7 Std. 57 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Laos, 1972. The Communist Pathet Lao has taken over. Most of the educated class has fled, but 72-year-old Dr Siri Paiboun, a Paris-trained doctor, remains and is appointed state coroner. When three bodies are recovered from a reservoir, Dr.Siri establishes the cause of death was not drowning - they seem to have been electrocuted. And then there is the inexplicable death of a Party bigwig's wife at a banquet. Dr.Siri doesn't think her death was from natural causes. In the course of his investigations, he travels to his birthplace, where he makes a discovery....

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Kritikerstimmen

"[T]his debut mystery, with its convincing and highly interesting portrayal of an exotic locale, marks the author as someone to watch." (Publishers Weekly)

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Real Lao feeling

Living in Asia and loving Lao this crime novel is just gorgeous! Laos today has changed but you can still find there people like Dr. Siri.
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- Manfred

Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 22.06.2011
  • Verlag: Oakhill Publishing