in the Land of Smiles Trilogy
Trade paperback 5" - 7 3/4"
2000, 292 pages
Bewitching Smile, second in the Land of Smiles
Trilogy, is reminiscent of A Passage to India
in the creation of a kind of psychological DMZ, another
Shangri-la with its own epiphanies and perils. The toughsensitive
characterization, and the sharp, often aphoristic dialogue,
and the irony, combine to create a powerful drama.
this sequel to A Killing Smile, Richard Breach who is
a magician, mystic and world-class card player teaches
English in Bangkok. Crosby, his former student, has
found an assignment for Breach’s talents: a rescue mission.
Snow is held hostage in a hill tribe village in the
North of Thai-land. Snow’s plan to become Lahu godman
has failed and his life is at risk. Breach has a reason
of his own—a dying friend in English has requested a
set of ritual shaman’s.
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novels are breaking new ground in fictional writing about
Thailand. . . . He writes with gentle humor and a sensitive
understanding of what it is to be lost.”
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