Books tagged: siam

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Prince Bira
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Prince Bira won the 1936 Coupe du Prince Ranier, an event that later became the crown jewel of Formula One racing, renamed the Grand Prix of Monaco. Many of the auto races in which the Thai competed were entered privately. Among the most noteworthy of the cars he drove was a Simca-Gordini that had been painted the light blue and yellow that symbolized the Thai royal family. Another was a Maserati.
Revolving Doors
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 148,660. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
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Set in Thailand, Revolving Doors is the companion piece of Behind the Folding Fan focusing on Old and New Japan. Revolving Doors finds the hero exploring a new country to him as he tries to reconnect with his soul-mate.
It is the People: of Thailand and Other Countries
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thailand's premier author in the English language, Pira Sudham, is for the first time published in the ebook format. Best known for his novel Monsoon Country, this is an anthology of his short stories previously published in Tales of Thailand and People of Esarn. In It is the People are stories of hardship, land loss and the tourist sex trade to which so many of the young are drawn into.
Falcon at the Court of Siam
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Set toward the end of the seventeenth century, Falcon at the Court of Siam recounts the true story of Constantine Phaulkon, a Greek of low birth who spectacularly rose to fame, and infamy, as King Narai's favourite courtier - in effect, if not in name, First Minister of Siam. No other foreigner, before or since, has ever held such a position of power and influence in Siam.
The Siamese Connection
Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 4. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 80,650. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The fourth book in the popular Vampire of Siam series. The story begins in Bangkok 1948, shortly after the end of WWII and the Japanese occupation of Siam. The vampire, Ramonne Delacroix becomes involved in a quest for a mysterious artifact, - The Oracle - hidden during the war by the Japanese. He joins forces with the famous American Expat Jim Thompson and OSS agent.
The Reckoning
Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 3. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From Paris to Angkor Wat, Ancient Siam to modern-day Bangkok, the vampire seeks the secrets of his past. Ramonne Delacroix, 175-year-old French vampire once again crosses paths with Martin Larue while retracing the historical journey that he made in 1858 with Henri Mouhot to Indochina. Martin has founded an orphanage in Cambodia outside the gates of Angkor.
Ramonne: The Return of the Vampire of Siam
Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 2. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Vampire of Siam is back — with a vengeance Martin Larue’s blood-soaked encounter with a 175 year-old vampire has left him a changed man. For twelve months he donned the orange robes of the monk and studied the teachings of Buddha. His transcendent nirvana is shattered by a police lieutenant who seeks his help in tracking down a killer — a killer who drains the blood of his victims.
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
Faking It in Bangkok
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
The Cultural Detective established Christopher G. Moore as a writer whose essays deliver a unique perspective insight into Thai culture and contemporary political and social issues. In Faking It in Bangkok gangsters, gamblers, killers and other criminals are brought to life in the essays. Readers who follow Moore’s crime novels will enjoy his detours through the hard-edged noir world of Thailand..
Edgar's Studebaker -- And Other Memorable Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A look at the serious and not so serious events in life, from "The Last Can Opener" to "Smiley", the images are from real people, places, and events.