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Prison is no place like Home

The Australian novelist languishes in prison on charges of lese-majeste. He was not pardoned for the King’s birthday, but one hopes that Harry Nicolaides will be shown leniency for the New Year. As far as anyone can tell, the Australian embassy has done nothing to aid his case. Here’s a letter from the prisoner to […]

Not Forget You Long Time

Harry Nicolaides wrote VERISIMILITUDE in 2005. This novel based on his life in Thailand sold 42 copies. Its lack of success did not prevent the Thai police from charging the Australian author with the charge of lese-majeste upon his re-entry to the country this summer. His crime; writing what any fool knows you don’t write […]