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The Crow: Temple of Night

The Crow: Temple of Night

Author(s): S P Somtow

Location(s): Bangkok

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): early 21st century

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The Eternal One
At our human limits, when we’ve gone as for as flesh and imagination can take us, we meet the Eternal One. The Crow. His alabaster delicate features tell of his ivory goddess ancestry. Immemorially old, and inconsolable, he is there only for those who seek both revenge and love, and are willing to go all the way-and beyond.

Temple of Night
Turn-of-the-century Bangkok is a glittering modern city where high-tech industry and ancient mystery meet. It is a powerhouse of international finance by day … and a playground of depravity by night. The Klong Toey shantytowns are home to shadowy eroticemporiums, where millionaire celebrities act out their darkest sexual fantasies, protected by money, influence, and American diplomacy. Enter a young American journalist, assigned to expose the latest cover-up. Stephen is about to break the two cardinal rules of journalism: Don’t fall in love. And don’t get killed…

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