This is an engrossing thriller about relationships with bar girls by a bestselling crime author. It is set in Thailand in 1996, the year of the Rat. Pete, a young travel writer, wanders into a Bangkok go-go bar and meets the love of his life. Joy is the girl of his dreams: young, stunningly pretty and one of the Zombie Bar's top-earning pole dancers. What follows is a roller-coaster ride of sex, drugs and deception, as Pete discovers that his own very private dancer is not all that she claims to be and that far from being the girl of his dreams, Joy is his own personal nightmare.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - midkid88 - LibraryThing
I think the book was well enough written and kept my interest, but I won't read it again. There were several times where I had to stop because it was repeating stories and cycles. Then, I was very ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - emigre - LibraryThing
Fascinating story about love and obsession, told from multiple points of view. A English travel writer falls for a bar girl in Bangkok and ends up giving way too much, maybe it's destiny, maybe it's a curse, but the relationship proves to be destructive for all involved. Read full review