• The Godfather of Kathmandu

  • By: John Burdett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (208 ratings)

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The Godfather of Kathmandu

By: John Burdett
Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
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Publisher's summary

John Burdett writes darkly inventive fiction with a comic twist. In The Godfather of Kathmandu, Royal Thai police detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep is called to a grisly murder scene that could make or break his career, but he’s more worried about impressing Tietsin, his new Buddhist guru. However, Tietsin would rather use Sonchai to help him broker a heroin deal worth 40 million dollars. Left with no easy way out and plenty of moral conflict, Sonchai will have to decide between saving his soul and saving his career.

©2009 John Burdett (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd.

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“Sonchai Jitlpleecheep has leapfrogged the field, vaulting from cult favorite to just possibly the most compelling crime-fiction hero in the genre. His fourth adventure, even more than its predecessors, is overstuffed with a dizzying array of multifaceted storylines, all of which exude both the moral ambiguity and the cognitive dissonance that have become this series’s hallmarks.... Burdett juggles the various plots with great dexterity....A whirlwind of a novel.” ( Booklist)

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Amazing romp of a story; best voice acting narration

Typically rich John Burdett tale, enlivened by the stunning acting skills of the narrator. Movie-like.

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