- Title: Currency
- Author: Zoe Zolbrod
- ISBN: 9780982520437
- Page: 476
- Format: Paperback
Robin, an American backpacker low on money but infatuated with travel and beauty, and Piv, her charismatic Thai lover who dreams of a better life, become embroiled in the dangerous world of international animal trafficking in this exotic literary thriller.
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Currency is the book I m looking for when I experiment with genre fiction However, Currency isn t genre fiction because the characters are so well developed and the relationships are not secondary to the plot.I viscerally experienced the needs of the characters They need sleep, food, money, each other, safety and finally their own homes One sequence in an airport in Singapore left me with that relieved feeling of waking up from a bad dream and realizing it wasn t real.It is a devastating treatme [...]
When Piv and Robin meet, a tentative and touching bond is formed Piv is a native of Thailand and is a small time hustler, living on the fly according to how his luck is transpiring Robin, on the other hand, is an American backpacker who has dreams of settling in Thailand after seeing the world one stop at a time Piv and Robin share the sights, shop and have a great time living amongst the other tourists and natives, but soon their supply of ready money begins to dwindle alarmingly Through the ro [...]
This book focuses on the relationship of Robin, a young American backpacker touring Thailand, and Piv, her Thai boyfriend Robin and Piv have known each other for only a short time and each isn t quite sure of the other s intentions Yet they are very attracted to one another perhaps even in love Both think vaguely and romantically of some sort of export business they could work together to help them extend their vacation love affair indefinitely Unfortunately, Robin has run out of money and the t [...]
Set in Thailand in the mid 1990s, this compelling novel has two protagonists Piv, a young Thai man who has learned the financial and sexual benefits of flirting in English with foreign women, and Robin, a young American drifting around the world for as long as her credit cards hold out, which won t be for much longer When they meet, Piv says he will call her Nok, a Thai nickname that means one bird Strapped for cash, the lovers try out different ideas for making money, including Piv s plan to ma [...]
We are so proud of Zoe Zolbrod s debut novel first novel in the Morgan Street International Novel Series.
This books was incredible She tells it from the perspective of a Thai man and his lover I felt like I wanted to read about the characters when the book ended Highly recommend
I really enjoyed my time reading this book Actually, I feel pretty sad that it s done because I was really involved in the world of the story.
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