By Colin Cotterill
A blind retired dentist has been run down via a logging truck in the street in Vientiane simply contrary the submit place of work. His physique is duly brought to the morgue of Dr. Siri Paiboun, the authentic and in simple terms coroner of Laos. on the age of seventy-four, Dr. Siri is just too outdated to be in awe of the recent communist bureaucrats for whom he now works. He identifies the corpse, helped by way of the letter within the man's pocket. yet first he needs to decipher it; it's written in code and invisible ink. The dentist's widow explains that the enigmatic letters and numbers describe chess strikes, yet they're not like any chess symbols Siri has formerly encountered. With the aid of his previous good friend, Civilai, now a senior member of the Laos politburo; Nurse Dtui ("Fatty"); Phosy, a police officer; and Aunt Bpoo, a transvestite fortune-teller, Dr. Siri solves the secret of the word and foils a plot to overthrow the govt of Laos.
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