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A Potato in a Rice Field: A Year Living in Rural Thailand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2015 my wife Fanfan and I moved to live in the small rural village of ‘Broken Road’ in Thailand’s rural northeast region, known for its seemingly endless landscapes of rice fields after rice fields. A 'Potato in a Rice Field’ then chronicles my integration into the close-knit family circle, the local temple, and the wider village community through images and snippets of daily life.
Real Writing
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of thoughts, observations and verse compiled over 30 days in the sun.
Thailand Karma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The author critics once dubbed the ‘Master Craftsman of Thailand Short Stories’ is back with 16 new tales featuring characters as diverse as thieving lady-men, Essex wide-boys, fortune-telling spirit doctors and psychotic, axe-wielding grandmothers. Set in locations from the rural hill-tribe villages of Northern Thailand to the neon-lit bar-strips of Pattaya, they are all based on true events and
Once Upon a Time in the East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Isaan. Northeast Thailand. The furthest reaches of Old Siam. No coastline; no glistening lengths of powdery white sand; no Pad Thai-obsessed tourists; no touts; no taxis; no beggars; no hedonistic nights of extreme debauchery. Nothing. Just a whole lot of jungle. During a visit to Bangkok, I once saw a rack of t-shirts proclaiming that ‘good guys go to heaven and bad guys go to Pattaya’. Nothing f
The Lao Isan Smile/s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the Sticky Rice Lao Isan Folks Many smiles have been examined but what of the famous Lao Isan Smile/s? It turns out they are less problematic, more good-hearted and less agenda-heavy than some smiles one might get. In fact, the Lao Isan people are what keep Thailand bubbling along with good food, nice people and giggly girls. They built Bangkok, they made the roads, they clean the build
Bangkok Smile/s Volume II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the Thais from Phra Attit Road to Sukhumvit Like the first work [Siam Smile/s], this book intends to point out how amusing humans are, especially when one is in a different country, as all the awkward and untoward things stick out like elephants wearing sunglasses. There are hysterical things happening every day in Thailand. The trick is to spot the amusing moments and have a good laugh
Tiger Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Alcoholic former doctor, pep pill chemist and murderer, Guy Haughton-Bassett, lives an idyllic life of drunken idleness in Pattaya with his gorgeous Thai girlfriend. Then one night a figure from his murky past arrives on his doorstep and asks him to kill again……
The Sword of Nonsakhorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lian’s father was an Isaan rice farmer. One day when he was digging a well on his land he found something. On his death bed he told her about it, “Look at the bottom of my wardrobe and you will find a wooden box there. It has something that I found on my land.” Mysteries unwind when Nop, her boyfriend finds an old rusty sword in the box and there is some old writing and a picture engraved on it.A
Cocktails & Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Just as Danny O’Brien starts to settle down to peace and quiet and a happy married life in Isaan in the north east of Thailand a serial killer starts terrorizing the beautiful tropical holiday island of Phuket, targeting the sex workers around the bar scene. When ex Detective Sergeant Danny O’Brien is drafted in as a Detective Consultant on the case he uncovers further murders from Bangkok to Chia
Zwei Gesichter des Isan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: German. Published: January 23, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Das abenteuerliche Leben in einer ländlichen Großfamilie Waise und Halbwaise im Nordosten Thailands leben in einem für Reisende unsichtbaren Elend. Familien werden durch Auslandsjobs zerrissen, Prostituierte an den reichen Stränden des Südens lassen ihre Kinder bei überforderten Großeltern. Jake und Tine, beides Deutsche, treffen sich in Thailand und wollen gemeinsam ein Kinderdorf aufbauen, um zu