--Lang Reid, Pattaya Mail
"[Moore's] experience and in-depth knowledge of the country really shines through, providing intriguing insights into a vast range of subjects - culture, politics, psychology, crime, history - to name just a few. Moore's writing style is easily read and hugely entertaining, whilst still being incredibly informative."
"One of Moore's greatest strengths ... is his knowledge of Southeast Asian history."
"Moore's work doesn't flinch from cultural detail or complex social analysis. He takes chances, lots of them."
--International Herald Tribune
"The most important recreator of Thailand for a Western audience."
From the Back Cover
In this selection of essays, Moore discusseswith the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely onanthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography, history, and recentpolitical conflicts.
Readers new to Moore'swork will find an entertaining and discerning author worth getting to knowbetter, while fans will recognize an echo of his essayist's voice andperspective from his novels.