Emma Larkin’s ode to Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok, is a dystopian story of worlds within worlds

//Emma Larkin’s ode to Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok, is a dystopian story of worlds within worlds

Emma Larkin’s ode to Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok, is a dystopian story of worlds within worlds

Comrade Aeon’s Field Guide to Bangkok by Emma Larkin, pub. Granta PublicationsUntil now, Emma Larkin’s much praised writing has centred on Myanmar. Her 2005 book, Secret Histories: Finding George Orwell in a Burmese Tea Shop, sought to explain that country’s history through its ghosts, underground salons and rumour mills – the Burma beyond foreign correspondents’ dispatches or academic conferences; the society below the surface.In her first novel, Comrade Aeon’s Field Guide to Bangkok, Larkin…

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