The Hot Countries : Poke Rafferty

  • by Timothy Hallinan
  • Narrated by Victor Bevine
  • Series: Poke Rafferty
  • 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Back when Poke Rafferty first arrived in Bangkok to write a travel guide, some of the old-timers in the Expat Bar on Patpong Road helped him make sense of the city. Now these men - many of whom have been living in Southeast Asia since the Vietnam War - have grown old and, in some cases, frail. When a talkative stranger named Arthur Varney turns up, they accept him without suspicion, failing to see that he's actually using them to get to Poke. Varney wants two things: money Poke doesn't have and a person Poke is unwilling to hand over. It becomes apparent quite quickly that there's nothing Varney won't do to secure his goals. As his actions threaten the foundation of Poke's life in Thailand, the aging men of the Expat Bar discover that they might still be a force to reckon with.
Cover design by James Iacobelli.

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Great book, great performance.

Timothy Hallinan keeps getting better and better. I've been following the story of Poke et al. since picking up the first book in the series, A Nail Through The Heart by chance, not long after it came out. I am a relatively prolific reader and since then this has become my my favourite story, and Hallinan my favourite author.
The performance is excellent as well, very engaging.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-10-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios