By J. D. Villines
WELCOME TO BANGKOK: A urban the place the lifeless stroll and the ghosts play at midnight corners of your brain. After a deadly disease of mind parasites turns the dwelling into flesh-eating cannibals, 3 survivors -- a drug smuggler plus an English instructor and his female friend -- attempt to live on one of the troubled hordes
"...the most sensible writing I’ve visible pop out of Thailand in a long time. lifeless BANGKOK was once written only for me. It hit me challenging and made a good effect. It used to be written so good that i wanted i'll write like that. I don’t understand how time and again I’ve acknowledged that during my existence. perhaps twice." ThaiPulse.com
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He had stopped the tuk-tuk at the foot of the tollway to Pattaya. The first thing I saw was the abandoned tollbooth, the inside covered in blood. I shut my eyes against the sun. It was no longer nighttime. The images from the other world remained with me. Without an explanation, I understood it all. There was absolute knowledge, along with infinite horror. It was a place where I could view anything I wanted to see. Only I would have to be prepared to see everything. ” Vato asked. ” I said. My brain felt as if it were hemorrhaging.
Vato looked at me as if I were retarded. As if this great epiphany wasn’t clear and apparent. “Yeah, man, I know already. The only ones who didn’t go nuts were the ones getting fucked up. That’s why Pattaya held out, because there are so many drunks in that town. ” 35 “So why go all the way to Pattaya? Why not just go to Soi Cowboy or Nana Plaza? There’s sure to be drunks there,” I said. “I’m not going to Pattaya for the drunks. I gotta deliver this fucking bag of China or I’m dead. I gotta give it back to the Ka Yai since I couldn’t get it on a plane.
It was no longer nighttime. The images from the other world remained with me. Without an explanation, I understood it all. There was absolute knowledge, along with infinite horror. It was a place where I could view anything I wanted to see. Only I would have to be prepared to see everything. ” Vato asked. ” I said. My brain felt as if it were hemorrhaging. “You fell asleep and then woke up screaming. ” It sounded like a good idea. ” Vato reached into his pocket and pulled out a small baggie of China with a cut straw sticking out as if from a juice box.
Dead Bangkok: A Novel of Thailand by J. D. Villines