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Henry Russell, the protagonist, is also an antagonist. How can that be? He writes letters for Thai bar girls to their lovers. The Scribe writes for money: literally. And each girl has many...lovers. The Scribe asks for money from lovesick foreigners, and gets a commission for each favorable response. He has a select clientele, and a girlfriend who he's trying to reform. The relationship with the bar girl and the letter writing leads to remorse. He's double-crossed and loses everything. Then the Scribe fears an Amerasian girl he's taken a fancy to. She needs his help to track down her mother, and past. A shocking and hilarious read!
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   boatload of casual sex without love Life of a profession:    -   prostitute/stripper/porn Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Lover is    -   of a different race (interracial loving!)

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   touching of anatomy    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk! Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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