By Colin Cotterill
1980: The People’s Democratic Republic of Laos is proud to be competing in its first-ever Olympics. in fact, part the realm is boycotting the Moscow summer season Olympic video games to protest the Soviet Union’s fresh invasion of Afghanistan, yet that has made room for athletes from nations which are frequently too small or underfunded to be competitive—like Laos.
Ex-national coroner of Laos Dr. Siri Paiboun will be retired, yet he and his spouse, Madame Daeng, might do exactly approximately whatever to have an opportunity to go to Moscow, so Siri finagles them a visit through getting them employed as clinical advisers to the Olympians. lots of the athletes are younger and blameless village those that have by no means worn trainers, less imagined something as exceptional because the Moscow Olympic Village. because the pageant heats up, despite the fact that, Siri starts to suspect that one of many athletes isn't really who he says he's. Fearing a conspiracy, Siri and his associates examine, liaising in mystery with Inspector Phosy again domestic in Laos to determine if the fellow can be an murderer. Siri’s growth is derailed whilst a Lao Olympian is accused of homicide. Now in the middle of a murky overseas incident, Dr. Siri needs to navigate now not one yet paranoid govt machines to ensure justice is done.