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Anarchy and Old Dogs

(2007)
(The fourth book in the Dr. Siri Paiboun series)
A novel by

 
A blind retired dentist has been run down by a logging truck on the street in Vientiane just opposite the post office. His body is duly delivered to the morgue of Dr. Siri Paiboun, the official and only coroner of Laos. At the age of seventy-four, Dr. Siri is too old to be in awe of the new communist bureaucrats for whom he now works. He identifies the corpse, helped by the letter in the man's pocket. But first he must decipher it; it is written in code and invisible ink. The dentist's widow explains that the enigmatic letters and numbers describe chess moves, but they are unlike any chess symbols Siri has previously encountered. With the help of his old friend, Civilai, now a senior member of the Laos politburo; Nurse Dtui ("Fatty"); Phosy, a police officer; and Aunt Bpoo, a transvestite fortune-teller, Dr. Siri solves the mystery of the note and foils a plot to overthrow the government of Laos.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : UK Hardback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Dr Siri Paiboun Mystery 4)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-84724-576-5 / 978-1-84724-576-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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August 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 0-676-97951-3 / 978-0-676-97951-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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August 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Soho Crime)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-56947-463-X / 978-1-56947-463-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-84724-577-3 / 978-1-84724-577-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Dr Siri Paiboun Mystery 4)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-84724-784-9 / 978-1-84724-784-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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August 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 0-676-97952-1 / 978-0-676-97952-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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August 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-56947-501-6 / 978-1-56947-501-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Audio Editions

September 2011 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Dr. Siri Investigations)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-4551-1897-4 / 978-1-4551-1897-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 4)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-4551-1899-0 / 978-1-4551-1899-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2011 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 4)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-4551-1900-8 / 978-1-4551-1900-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Dr. Siri Investigations)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-4551-1898-2 / 978-1-4551-1898-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs: The Dr. Siri Investigations, Book 4
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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June 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs (Dr. Siri Mysteries)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Soho Crime
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May 2009 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Anarchy and Old Dogs: A Dr Siri Murder Mystery (Dr Siri Paiboun Mystery Book 4)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Quercus
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