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Curse of the Pogo Stick

by Colin Cotterill

  • 310 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Soho Crime .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12194070M
    ISBN 101569474850
    ISBN 109781569474853
    OCLC/WorldCa177068897

      Curse of the Pogo Stick A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery (Book): Cotterill, Colin: National Coroner Dr. Siri is kidnapped by Hmong villagers who want him to lift a curse . Curse of the Pogo Stick: Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 5 (Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read).

      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.". Curse of the Pogo Stick (Book): Cotterill, Colin: In Vientiane, a booby-trapped corpse--intended for Dr Siri, the national coroner--has been delivered to the morgue. In his absence, only Nurse Dtui's intervention saves the lives of the morgue attendants, visiting doctors and Madame Daeng, Dr. Siri's fiancée. Who is responsible for this outrage? Meanwhile, on his way back from a Communist.

    Get this from a library! Curse of the pogo stick. [Colin Cotterill] -- National Coroner Dr. Siri is kidnapped by Hmong villagers who want him to lift a curse from the headman's daughter.   Curse of the Pogo Stick (Book): Cotterill, Colin: In Vientiane, a booby-trapped corpse, intended for Dr. Siri, the national coroner of Laos, has been delivered to the morgue. In his absence, only Nurse Dtui's intervention saves the lives of the morgue attendants, visiting doctors, and Madame Daeng, Dr. Siri's fiancee. On his way back from a communist party meeting in the north, Dr. Siri is.


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The chief's daughter suffers the curse of the pogo stick (yes, there really is a pogo stick) and is possessed by a demon. Only Yeh Ming can free her soul. How all of this gets resolved is another example of the superb storytelling readers have come to expect from Cotterill.— Robert Saunderson, Berkeley Public Library, CA/5().

First, some aspects (the curse of the pogo stick itself and Judge Haeng’s foibles, for example) seem too silly for the seriousness of the Hmong people’s plight. I also am getting tired of “humorous” aspects of the frequent drinking to excess in each of these books. In this particular novel, detective work and mystery are underplayed/5().

Like Dr. Siri, Colin Cotterill has a touch of magic about him.''. --Boston Globe. ''Cotterill's approach in Curse of the Pogo Stick--so measured and offhand--actually achieves a remarkable feat: it cuts through all the never-again media saturation genocidal regimes often generate, and it makes us take notice once more/5().

Curse of the Pogo Stick is the fifth and I have the sixth waiting, The Merry Misogynist. The main character is Dr. Siri, a coroner in Laos in the late s, who mixes science and the Buddhist religion well, and is helped along by a ghost and a little magic/5. About Curse of the Pogo Stick.

The fifth Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery Seven female Hmong villagers kidnap Dr. Siri on orders from the village elder who hopes that Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman who shares the doctor’s body, will consent to exorcise the headman’s daughter.

“Dr. Siri Paiboun, the reluctant national coroner in post-revolution Laos, must deal with a curse (yes, a pogo stick curse) in this gem of a story from Cotterill, who brings Dr. Siri to life on the page so completely that we feel as if we would know him on the street, a man who.

Book Summary. In the engaging fifth entry in Cotterill's unusual crime series set in s Laos, A Pogo Stick Brings a Curse Down upon a Hmong Village. In Vientiane, Laos, a booby-trapped corpse, intended for Dr. Siri, the national coroner, has been delivered to the morgue. In his absence, only Nurse Dtui’s intervention saves the lives of the morgue attendants, visiting doctors and Madame Daeng, Dr.

Siri’s. Curse of the Pogo Stick (Dr. Siri Mysteries Book 5) - Kindle edition by Cotterill, Colin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Curse of the Pogo Stick (Dr. Siri Mysteries Book 5)/5().

Curse of the Pogo Stick NPR coverage of Curse of the Pogo Stick by Colin Cotterill. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. In the engaging fifth entry in Cotterill's unusual crime series set in s Laos (after 's Anarchy and Old Dogs), members of the Hmong tribe, an oppressed minority, spirit away coroner Siri Paiboun, for whom marriage looms, to aid in /5(18).

First, some aspects (the curse of the pogo stick itself and Judge Haeng’s foibles, for example) seem too silly for the seriousness of the Hmong people’s plight.

I also am getting tired of “humorous” aspects of the frequent drinking to excess in each of these books. In this particular novel, detective work and mystery are s: Although The Curse of the Pogo Stick is the fifth Dr.

Siri adventure,I don’t think reading the previous four is required to enjoy this book. I had not read any of the previous books and didn’t feel as if I was missing essential information. Curse of the Pogo Stick is the fifth novel in the series by Colin Cotterill featuring Dr Siri Paiboun, national coroner of Laos, south-east Asia.

Monday, Septem - AM. Read free book excerpt from Curse of the Pogo Stick by Colin Cotterill, page 1 of 3. I'll have to pause at Book 5 "Curse of the Pogo Stick" () until I can afford last 4 Dr.

Siri Paiboun mysteries. At the end of the civil war when the communists have assumed power, 72 year old Comrade Dr. Siri Paiboun, a French trained Laotian field doctor longs to quietly retire.

Curse of the Pogo Stick Colin Cotterill, Author. Soho Crime $24 (p) ISBN Buy this book In to aid in an exorcism revolving around the titular pogo stick.

Cotterill. 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.

Editions for Curse of the Pogo Stick: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Editi Author: Colin Cotterill. The chief's daughter suffers the curse of the pogo stick (yes, there really is a pogo stick) and is possessed by a demon.

Only Yeh Ming can free her soul. How all of this gets resolved is another example of the superb storytelling readers have come to expect from Cotterill."Robert Saunderson, Berkeley Public Library, CA".

Curse of the Pogo Stick book by Colin Cotterill Literature & Fiction Books > World Literature Books Curse of the Pogo Stick (A Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery) (Book #5 in the Dr. Siri Paiboun Series)5/5(5). A pogo stick brings a curse down upon a Hmong fifth Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery Seven female Hmong villagers kidnap Dr.

Siri on orders from the village elder who hopes that Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman who shares the doctor’s body, will consent to exorcise the headman’s daughter.

He fears that her soul has been possessed by a demon due to the curse of a mysterious /5(23).Curse of the Pogo Stick by Colin Cotterill starting at $ Curse of the Pogo Stick has 9 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.Book 5 Curse of the Pogo Stick “Cotterill’s approach in Curse of the Pogo Stick-so measured and offhand-actually achieves a remarkable feat: It cuts through all the never-again media saturation genocidal regimes often generate, and it makes us take notice once more.

We wind up caring about Cotterill’s characters, because they’re.