Peter Jaggs

Biography

Peter Jaggs is from Essex in England and has spent the best part of the past twenty five years in Thailand since he was in his early twenties and has visited every province in the country.
Peter has always believed that real work is a necessary evil and should only be undertaken when funds are required for the extended bouts of bar-hopping, fishing and hanging out on beaches he much prefers.
However, he does enjoy writing about his beloved second home and has had articles, stories and poems published in several newspapers and magazines.
Although Peter loves women - especially of the Thai variety - he is not married because he feels that a wife would be as much of a hindrance to his freedom and irresponsible lifestyle as a regular job. Besides this, no female on God’s earth could put up with him for any length of time apart from his mother.
Peter is currently based between Devon, England and Pattaya City and spends an equal amount of time in each of his two homes with frequent excursions to other favourite venues in Asia.
Peter also wrote the first ever book in the English language published on freshwater fishing in Thailand.

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Books

Minelab Excalibur Diary - From Trash to Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
The Minelab Excalibur has been hailed as the best beach metal detector in the world and is widely used by many metal detectorists, both hobbyists and professionals alike. This book takes the reader through the first six months of the author owning and searching almost every day with a Minelab Excalibur and gives a valuable insight into what the potential user of such a machine is bound to experien
Thailand Bar Girls’ Men: Saints and Sinners
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
There have been hundreds of books about the girls who ply the oldest trade in the world around the bars and night-spots of Thailand and it is certainly arguable that yet another volume on the subject would be excess to requirements. However, up until now it is true to say that nobody has ever given the girls and women in question a chance to have their say about the men who come to peruse the neon
Bonking Billy’s Thailand Diary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Bonking Billy’s Thailand Diary (Part I) reached No.1 in Amazon’s bestseller list under the Asia category within a couple of days of its release, so there better be Part II out to the people who bought it as quickly as possible, so here it is. Bonking Billy Essex has been coming to Thailand for a long time now and although he is realistic enough to realize he will never understand the mysteries of
Thailand's Forgotten Nursery Rhymes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nursery Rhymes
This book is a magical collection of twenty five traditional nursery rhymes and chants, all of which are about the animals and birds of Thailand. Despite first impressions, many Thai nursery rhymes are not really nonsense verses at all, but have been recited to children by their parents and grandparents for hundreds of years, in order to teach them something about the creatures that share their wo
Thailand Bar Girls, Angels and Devils
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Men have been coming to Thailand for many years now to enjoy the infamous night-life of cities like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket and to experience the girls that work in the thousands of bars around them. Some have found out to their cost that there are devils amongst the young women that ply their trade in the neon-lit forests of the country and others have been lucky enough to have discovered ang
Thailand Drifter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Whether your idea of travelling Thailand is wandering around the ruined temples of Sukhothai and Ayutthaya, swinging in a hammock outside a ramshackle hut on a deserted, backpackers’ beach, meeting the Akha Hill-Tribe people of the North or drinking beer and getting down and dirty with the bar-girls and lady-boys of Pattaya; Thailand Drifter has it all, plus a load of laughs and very much more. Ov
Thai Cookery for the completely clueless
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Thai
Throw a best-selling author of a dozen books about Thailand together with a naturally gifted cook from Chiang Rai, who has been preparing food for her family since she was seven years old; then season with a liberal dash of humor to ginger-up the generally rather dry narrative typical of the more conventional types of cookbooks to be found on the shelves of bookshops. Stir these spicy ingredients
Malevolence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Best-selling author of books about Thailand and Asia Peter Jaggs takes time out from his more usual light-hearted travelogues to bring his readers a haunting tale of violence, greed and retribution in the Thai underworld. First told to him as a true story in a bar in Pattaya by an ancient mamasan, Jaggs has molded the old woman’s reminiscences into a chilling tale that those of a weak constitutio
Thailand Old Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
From Beggar to Butterfly
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Experience a world of beggars, boxers, lady-boys and bar-girls and the men who come to meet them. Take a glimpse into the colourful lives and gain an insight into the secrets of some of the remarkable people who live on the streets of the extraordinary city of Pattaya.
Blundering Around Isaan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
In recent years Thailand has enjoyed a remarkable rise in the number of tourists coming to visit this fascinating and beautiful country. Thailand has been discovered, and hordes of travellers are now flocking to experience the diverse culture, friendly people and delightful beaches for themselves.
Fehltritte im Isaan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: German. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
In den letzten Jahren erfreut sich Thailand eines bemerkenswerten Anstiegs in der Anzahl an Touristen, die dieses faszinierende und schöne Land besuchen. Thailand ist sozusagen entdeckt worden und Horden von Reisenden scharen sich mittlerweile hier, um die einzigartige Kultur, das freundliche Wesen seiner Bewohner und die herrlichen Strände selbst zu erfahren.
Visa Run - Pattaya to Sihanoukville
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Joe Bucket is a hard-bitten English ex-pat who first came to Pattaya when it was little more than a fishing village. He is an ordinary guy who likes beer, football and fishing -- and loves Thai women even more. But with the great changes the city has undergone, perhaps it was inevitable that, after twenty-five years, even the fantastic had become familiar.
Monkey Business in Thailand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Come to Thailand and meet a sexy Isaan girl, fall in love and build a small house for less than the price of a second-hand car in the peaceful serenity of the Thai countryside and live happily ever after, far away from the hassles and headaches of modern urban life. Sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, things don’t always turn out as planned.
A Freshwater Fisherman in Thailand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Stand outside a palm-shaded wooden hut in a Thai fishing park, and do battle with a colossal Mekong Giant Catfish. See an exotic Featherback pulled from a muddy canal by a rural Thai angler in a quiet, backwater town. Share a few beers and a magnificent catch of Rohu with a few new friends, and experience a fishing competition with an angry Thai bar-girl.
Discovering Metal Detecting on a Thailand Beach
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Hunting for pirates’ hidden gold and silver in the golden sands of a palm-fringed, exotic tropical island was the daydream of many of us when we were school kids. Unfortunately it is a fantasy that almost nobody can ever fulfill. This unusual and completely original book will take you on a layman’s treasure hunt.

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