Author: Jim Algie

A punk rock musician (if that is not an oxymoron) throughout the 1980s, Jim Algie has worked as a writer and editor in Bangkok since 1992.

His features have been published around the world in publications like the International Herald Tribune and his short stories have been included in anthologies like the Bram Stoker-winning "Extremes 2: Fantasy and Horror from the Ends of the Earth."

His books include the acclaimed non-fiction collection, "Bizarre Thailand: Tales of Crime, Sex and Black Magic" (Marshall Cavendish, 2010), the guidebook "Travel Pack Thailand" (Tuttle, 2012), and a collection of short fiction, "The Phantom Lover and Other Thrilling Tales of Thailand" (Tuttle, 2014).

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