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Acknowledged as one of the most memorable novels about Thailand, “A Woman of Bangkok” was first published to critical acclaim in London and New York in the 1950s and is a classic of Bangkok fiction. Set in 1950s Thailand, this is the story of an Englishman’s infatuation with a dance-hall hostess named Vilai. No ordinary prostitute, Vilai is one of the most memorable in literature’s long line of brazen working girls
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A Woman of Bangkok

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Overview

Acknowledged as one of the most memorable novels about Thailand, “A Woman of Bangkok” was first published to critical acclaim in London and New York in the 1950s and is a classic of Bangkok fiction. Set in 1950s Thailand, this is the story of an Englishman’s infatuation with a dance-hall hostess named Vilai. No ordinary prostitute, Vilai is one of the most memorable in literature’s long line of brazen working girls
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789814358620
  • Publisher: Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 591 KB

Meet the Author

Jack Reynolds was born Emrys Reynolds Jones on 19 June 1913 in Hertfordshire in the south of England, the son of a non-conformist minister. Jack Reynolds wrote several books and hundreds of articles for The Bangkok Post.
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The Morning After; My Two Mothers; Usha and My Third Child; The Lies That Build a Marriage; Christmas Memories of a Chinese Stepfather; The Man Who Wore His Wife’s Sarong; Christmas at Singapore Casket; The Tragedy of My Third Eye; Retired Rebel; Ah Nah: an Interpretation
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