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The Pointing Man: a Burmese mystery

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Published August 10th 2009 by Cornell University Library (first published 2009)
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Mary Helene
Jun 24, 2011 Mary Helene rated it it was amazing
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This is the first book I read on a Kindle, and it was disconcerting not to be able to see the title page: I couldn't see when it was first published or even who the author was. Half way through, I guessed a woman, pre-1940. The clues? luxurious language and unhurried descriptions of the day. The main detective is a fascinating character. The mystery itself does not hold one as much as the setting and apt reflections on the quotidian.
(Later) One week later, I realize that this is really about ho
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