New York : Soho Press, c2004.
257 p. ; 20 cm.
Dr. Siri investigations
Cotterill, Colin. Dr. Siri Paiboun series ; bk. 1.
Laos, 1975. The Communist Pathet Lao has taken over this former French colony. Dr. Siri Paiboun, a seventy-two-year-old Paris-trained doctor, is appointed national coroner. Although he has no training for the job, there is no one else: the rest of the educated class have fled.