John Patrick Burdett
John Patrick Burdett is a British crime novelist and the bestselling author of Bangkok 8 and its sequels, Bangkok Tattoo, Bangkok Haunts, The Godfather of Kathmandu, and Vulture Peak. The books centre around Sonchai Jitpleecheep, the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who is our guide through John Burdett’s acclaimed Bangkok novels.The former monk and devout Buddhist, is forever battling to protect his karma from the assaults of morally compromising cases. Set against a backdrop chronicling the darker side of Bangkok, the books provide a fascinating insight into aspects of Thai society. John’s latest novel is The Bangkok Asset.
John will be in conversation with Christopher G. Moore discussing the fascination that Bangkok Noir holds for both these writers.