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4. THE CORONER'S LUNCH (2004) by Colin Cotterill
Sat Jan 28, 2012, 03:58 PM
Jan 2012
"Dr. Siri Paiboun, the 70-something national coroner, Nurse Dtui, and Geung, a developmentally challenged morgue assistant, in 1970s Laos"

This is the first in this mystery series. I picked it up last night along with the 2nd book, Thirty-Three Teeth 2005, recommended by petronius in clyrc's op of Dec. 11. I like Dr. Siri very much.

What is amazing to me is that it is so obvious that these books were never borrowed from the library before. I think maybe people don't warm up to books written about foreign countries.

Anyway the author has a light humorous touch and I think this is the beginning of a new series for me. Am only on page 57, so things could change. Dr. Siri is 72 years of age...


Book 9 of 2012
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THE CORONER'S LUNCH (2004) by Colin Cotterill fadedrose Jan 2012 #4
This was a very good book and I recommend it fadedrose Jan 2012 #11
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Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad YankeyMCC Jan 2012 #6
almost finished IQ84 Warren Stupidity Jan 2012 #7
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Alice In Wonderland hamerfan Jan 2012 #9
not laughing! JitterbugPerfume Jan 2012 #10
THIRTY-THREE TEETH by Colin Cotterill fadedrose Jan 2012 #12
Various matt819 Feb 2012 #13
I love me some Virgil Flowers! How was Shock Wave? Little Star Feb 2012 #14
Pretty good matt819 Feb 2012 #20
Sense of Ending by Julian Barnes Mz Pip Feb 2012 #15
At the moment I'm reading The Democratic Underground. Kablooie Feb 2012 #16
What a coincidence.... fadedrose Feb 2012 #17
"Sidetracked" Henning Mankell ceile Feb 2012 #18
THE TORSO IN THE TOWN by Simon Brett fadedrose Feb 2012 #19
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