The Coroner's Lunch
From Library Staff
Dr. Siri Paiboun, a Paris-trained doctor has been appointed state coroner, despite the fact that he has no training or even supplies to use in performing his new task. What he does have is curiosity and integrity and at his age he is not about to let a bunch of ignorant bureaucrats dictate to ... Read More »
Cotterill introduces the reader to Laos through the eyes of an aged coroner who is called upon to become an investigator.
"This series kickoff is an embarrassment of riches: Holmesian sleuthing, political satire, and [a] droll comic study of a prickly late bloomer."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)