The blind earthworm in the labyrinth

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Rithdee, Kong, translator.
Bangkok : River Books, 2019.
Central - Adult Fiction


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1 volume ; 21 cm
9786164510135, 6164510139


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Translated from the Thai.
Set in Thailand and traveling loosely over the 1980s and '90s, with mention of a political incident in 2010, this sad and beautiful book begins on the day Chareeya is born, the same day her mother discovers her father having an affair with a traditional Thai dancer. From that moment on, Chareeya's life is bound to the weight of her parents' disappointments. She and her sister Chalika grow up in a lush, tranquil riverside town near the Thai capital of Bangkok, captivated by romance novels, classical music and games of make-believe. As children, the two develop a friendship with an orphaned boy, Pran. Over time these childhood friends find themselves lost between unrequited desires and fantastical dreams that are realer than their everyday lives. The culmination of the story comes as neither Chareeya, Chalika, nor Pran can exit safely from the intertwined labyrinth of their fates. -- from Amazon.
In English; translated from Thai.
Southeast Asian Writers Award, 2015

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APA Citation (style guide)

Wīraphō̜n Nitipraphā., & Rithdee, K. (2019). The blind earthworm in the labyrinth . River Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wīraphō̜n Nitipraphā and Kong, Rithdee. 2019. The Blind Earthworm in the Labyrinth. Bangkok: River Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wīraphō̜n Nitipraphā and Kong, Rithdee. The Blind Earthworm in the Labyrinth Bangkok: River Books, 2019.

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Wīraphō̜n Nitipraphā,, and Kong Rithdee. The Blind Earthworm in the Labyrinth River Books, 2019.

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