Two books by the award-winning Thai author Saneh Sangsuk.

Translated from Thai by Mui Poopoksakul

From the village of Praeknamdang, nestled deep in the Thai jungle, come two gripping tales about the fearsome power of nature. Lush, raw, lyrical and vivid, this is storytelling at its finest.

Venom published May 8th. The Understory published September 12th.

‘A perfect blend of sharply observed naturalism and subtle allegory –Venom will delight and intrigue its new readers and find an enduring place in world literature.

– John Gray, author of Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life and False Dawn: the Delusions of Global Capitalism

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