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East Infection: Kolkata to Mandalay
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
EAST INFECTION picks up where CULT left off, tracing a run through the teeming humanity of Calcutta and Dhaka, then Bangkok, Yangon and the road to Mandalay. As the new book title suggests, internal as well as external forces were at play throughout the journey but I hope (once again) that the photographs serve as a tonic to any surly eruptions on my part.
Promises of Political Dialogue: Changes in Myanmar's Ceasefire Process - President Thein Sein and the Border Guard Forces (BGF), Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with Tatmadaw National Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Myanmar's central government has wrestled with ethnically linked violence and separatism since its independence in 1948. Bilateral ceasefire efforts in the late 1980s and early 1990s achieved partial success, as many ethnic minority groups agreed to the ceasefires.
Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar: Sights Uncovered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar – three countries steeped in tradition. From the ancient city of Angkor-Cambodia, which lay buried beneath the jungle foliage for 400 years; to charming Luang Prabang-Laos, where centuries-old traditions endure; to Myanmar where thousands of pagodas dot the landscape and communities live and work on the waters of Inle Lake as they have for several hundred years.
Opening up Hidden Burma: Journeys With - And Without - Author Dr Bob Percival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A unique anthology of insightful and quirky travel tales from enigmatic Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) spliced with heartfelt biography and loving reminiscences about Australian author, walking guide and Burmaphile Dr Bob Percival. "Above all else", writes Lucas Stewart, "this book poignantly reminds us all that even in the silent corners of the world, there are lives worth remembering."
Death In Umber
Series: Aung and Yamin Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Amid the ancient temples of Burma’s arid central plain Aung, singer of the royal puppet troupe, stumbles upon a murdered novice monk. With the help of the Yamin, the smallest and most mischievous of the troupe's magical marionettes, the two unlikely detectives must unmask a killer before a second missing novice dies.
A Death In Passing
Series: Aung and Yamin Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
At an ancient spirit festival someone kills the most powerful spirit dancer in all of Burma. Aung, the singer of the king’s royal puppet troupe, and the mischievous, living puppet, Yamin, must weed through too many suspects to find the killer. But in a land of living spirits failure not only means the wrong person pays the price,but years of bad luck for all in attendance.
WALKING THE STREETS OF YANGON, The people, stories and hidden treasures of downtown cosmopolitan Yangon (Rangoon)
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This book is a guide to walking the downtown streets of Yangon. Here are the stories of the streets and the people that live in them. This book is also about the love of walking, of discovering the rhythms, streetscapes and hidden treasures of individual streets.
Burmese Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A female British journalist's independent travels around Burma in 2004 and 2005. There's poverty and politics but there's craziness too; a monastery of jumping cats? What's not to love?
Strolling Down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Strolling down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings describes the colonial history of Burma under the British and the buildings built during that time, illustrated with colour photographs.
Don't Go, Ramanya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"Leaming's fast-paced novel hits many strong notes as it follows British priest Father Bob, American ex-pat Michael Shaw, and Burmese rebel Ramanya from Bangkok to the border to smuggle Ramanya back into the country. The sense of place created by the author is excellent throughout." -- Book Life Prize in Fiction Three men running from secrets in their past. Four tense days in and around Bangkok.