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Robin Newbold

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Robin Newbold is a journalist and freelance travel writer, having returned to London after six years living in the Far East. His work has appeared in Time Out, the South China Morning Post, Bangkok Metro and Gay Times. Bangkok Burning is his third novel, released December 2020. Bloody Summer was published in 2012, while Vacuum-Packed came out in 2014. He is a Crystal Palace fan.

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Bangkok Burning

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3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Bangkok Burning by Robin Newbold
"'Bangkok Burning' is the third novel by Robin Newbold, albeit following seven years after his last effort. It offers some familiar themes: an escape from 'dreary south London' to somewhat hotter and more dangerous climes, these once again being the T" Read more of this review »
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Didn't live up to the hype. That is my frustration with this book. But then how could it? US author Donna Tartt described it as "terrifying" and there were also plaudits from the great American horror writer himself, Stephen King, on the cover. The s ...more
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Bryan Washington's Memorial was incredibly well received by critics and even gained praise from Barack Obama. When books get glowing reviews, it always makes me a bit wary, wondering whether they will be more style over substance. Not so with this no ...more
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