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Bamboo Grove

Bamboo Grove

Author(s): Romy Wood

Location(s): Bangkok

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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A pseudo-Buddhist monk, an illegal immigrant, a bipolar teenager and a quixotic pair of young businessmen are all bound by Eastern Vision, an empire selling everything from faux-Eastern objets to real estate, from client-centred sperm-donation to gypsy magic. A black comedy set in Bangkok about financial collapse, corruption and altruism.

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Sparkling, anarchic… richly evoked characters and a tangible sense of , Bamboo Grove is a rewarding read full of verve and wit. –Caroline Oakley, www.gwales.com

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