By William Stevenson
The really notable lifestyles tale of Bhumibol, King of Thailand, who for the final fifty years has been the monarch of 1 of the main and unique kingdoms of the fashionable global has offered over 6,000 copies in hardback and is now to be had for the 1st time in a cheap paperback variation. mentioned within the west, Bhumibol acceded to the Thai throne whilst his brother King Ananda used to be assassinated, and used to be instantly faced, on the age of nineteen, with a job that used to be risky and virtually unimaginably tricky. not just was once his place insecure - he was once suspected either regionally and across the world of engineering his brother's homicide - however the nation he hardly ever knew used to be a crucible of conflicting principles and impacts.
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