Synopses & Reviews
A smart, hip, gripping literary thriller set in contemporary Phnom Penh and New York City, "Lightning on the Sun" mirrors the moral resonance and exotic setting of a Graham Greene classic. A plot to bring heroin into New York goes dangerously awry and puts the lives of three young Americans in mortal danger.
About the Author
Robert Bingham was the author of the highly praised short story collection Pure Slaughter Value. He held an M.F.A. from Columbia and was a founding editor of the literary magazine Open City. His fiction and nonfiction appeared in The New Yorker, and he worked for two years as a reporter for the Cambodia Daily. He died in 1999.