Beads on a String: A Novel of Southern Siam



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A young Malay imprisoned for rape reinvents himself as a Siamese aristocrat in royal service. A beautiful young Thai woman seizes control of the family casino and defies the king s ban on gambling to form an underground criminal operation. A guilt-ridden Thai-Chinese sailor seeks enlightenment and purpose as a wandering Buddhist monk. A former slave fights to escape the domination of a Chinese secret society gangster and rises in the increasingly powerful police force. A recreation of life in southern Siam at a time of wrenching change, Beads on a String weaves together these stories and others, immersing readers in a gripping epic, full of intrigue and insight.

ISBN: 9786164510487
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01/05/2021
RRP: $32.99
Pages: 636
Dimension: 210mm X 142mm
Imprint: River Books