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Private Dancer

Author(s): Stephen Leather

Location(s): Bangkok, Thailand

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 1990s



Thailand 1996. The Year Of The Rat. Pete, a young travel writer, wanders into a Bangkok go-go bar and meets the love of his life. Joy is the girl of his dreams, young, stunningly pretty, and one of the Zombie Bar’s top earning pole dancers.

What follows is a roller-coaster ride of sex, drugs and deception, as Pete discovers that his very own private dancer is not all that she claims to be. And that far from being the girl of his dreams, Joy is his own personal nightmare.

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Because of all its local wisdom, Private Dancer ought to be made available to every tourist at port entry. –Bernard Trink, Bangkok Post

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