By Chris Baker and Pasuk PhongpaichitThis is a blog about the Thai epic, The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen, our English translation published by Silkworm Books in November 2010, the history of the tale, and related matters. The blog was started in 2010, but went missing in late 2013. Here we are restoring the site. Posts here dated October 2016 originally appeared in 2012-3. The restored versions are sometimes slightly modified.
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Phlai Kaeo (later Khun Phaen) and Phim (later Wanthong) were childhood friends. They meet again when she is 15 and he is 17 and a novice. He arranges with Saithong, her maid-cum-companion, for them to meet in a cottonfield.