“Underneath Bangkok society is a deeply encrusted demiworld of hope, despair, corruption, and courage that Moore, an American-born writer who has lived there for almost twenty years, paints with maestro-like Dickensian strokes.” —Tom Plate, The Seattle Times

“Moore’s flashy style successfully captures the dizzying contradictions of this vertiginous landscape.” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review