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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.

His thrillers Bangkok 8,Bangkok Tattoo , Bangkok Haunts and The Godfather of Kathmandu all feature Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep.

For more information about John Burdett and his novels, please visit his website: www.john-burdett.com

Books by John Burdett

Bangkok Eight

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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The Godfather of Kathmandu

Sonchai Jitpleecheep - the detective with the hard-bitten demeanor of a Bangkok cop and the aspiring soul of a Buddhist monk - returns in John Burdett’s newest, most wildly inventive, and surprising novel yet.

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Bangkok Tattoo

John Burdett's extraordinary head-spinning new novel featuring Sonchai Jitpleecheep, Thai Buddhist detective extraordinaire

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