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I Shot the Buddha

(2016)
(Book 11 in the Dr. Siri Paiboun series)
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A fiendishly clever mystery in which Dr. Siri and his friends investigate three interlocking murders -and the ungodly motives behind them.

Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator: a plea to help a fellow monk escape across the Mekong River to Thailand. Naturally, Siri can't turn down the adventure, and soon he and his friends find themselves running afoul of Lao secret service officers and famous spiritualists. Buddhism is a powerful influence on both morals and politics in Southeast Asia. In order to exonerate an innocent man, they will have to figure out who is cloaking terrible misdeeds in religiosity.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: I Shot the Buddha (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-61695-722-0 / 978-1-61695-722-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: I Shot the Buddha (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 1-61695-829-4 / 978-1-61695-829-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: I Shot the Buddha
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

August 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: I Shot the Buddha
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2016 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: I Shot the Buddha (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery Book 11)
Author(s): Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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