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Fieldwork

Fieldwork

Author(s): Mischa Berlinski

Location(s): Northern Thailand

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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A deep and rich novel set among the hill tribes of Northern Thailand. A suspense story blending anthropology and Christian missionaries, it almost feels autobiographical. The thread that keeps the book together is the main character’s, almost obsessive, attempt to unravel the mystery of Martiya van der Leun, an anthropologist, who had been working with the animist Dyalo hill tribe in Northern Thailand, she was imprisoned for murder and had apparently committed suicide in jail.

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‘Such an addictive page-turner that I nearly missed my stop on the bus… Mischa builds a picture of life, layer by fascinating layer’ The Times of London A truly unique novel, rated highly...

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