Curse of the Pogo Stick
By Colin Cotterill
(Soho Crime, Hardcover, 9781569474853, 256pp.)
Publication Date: August 1, 2008
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On his way back from a communist party meeting in the north, Dr. Siri is kidnapped by seven female Hmong villagers under the direction of the village elder so that he will--in the guise of Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman with whom he shares his body--exorcise the headman's daughter whose soul is possessed by a demon, and lift the curse of the pogo stick.
Colin Cotterill is the Dilys Award-winning author of nine books in the Dr. Siri Paiboun series: The Coroner's Lunch, Thirty-Three Teeth, Disco for the Departed, Anarchy and Old Dogs, Curse of the Pogo Stick, The Merry Misogynist, Love Songs from a Shallow Grave, and Slash & Burn, and The Woman Who Wouldn't Die. He lives in Chumphon, Thailand, with his wife and six deranged dogs.