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The Bangkok Writers
Price: Free! Words: 43,240. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Bangkok Writers: Tales from the other City of Angels. There is another City of Angels apart from Los Angeles. It is Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. Its Thai name, Krung Thep, means City of Angels. For many visitors Bangkok lives up to its name far better than LA. It is with great pleasure that I can introduce some of the best English language writers based in Bangkok .
The Stone Buddha's Tears
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
S.P. Somtow's novel The Stone Buddha's Tears was inspired by a real-life incident in 1991 in which the city of Bangkok, about to host an international conference, decided to throw up a corrugated iron fence around a slum in order to conceal it from passing delegates. Two boys concoct a team of street kids, taxi drivers and elephant herders in a wild plan to bring down the fence.
Opus 50
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
S.P.Somtow has assembled a collection of essays, poems, and fiction - and tells all about his first published poem from 1967, which earned a lengthy shelf life when it was used as the epigraph for a best-selling autobiography by Shirley MacLaine - to his first professional fiction sale in 1977 - to stories that won major awards like the World Fantasy Award.
Dragon's Fin Soup
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Dragon's Fin Soup: And Other Modern Siamese Fables by World Fantasy Award Winner S.P. Somtow. Eight Rowdy Tales where East and West don't meet - they collide. Eight Frightening Ruminations where nothing is as it seems, and even the unreal is an illusion. Eight Delectable Servings that could only have sprung from the fevered mind of S.P. Somtow.
Jasmine Nights
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...