The Usual Suspect

Cambodians can be forgiven for failing to recognize a glam-rock star among them. When Gary Glitter ruled pop charts in the 1970s as the preening king of sequins, body paint and guitar riffs, Phnom Penh was in the midst of a genocidal civil war. Even if they had heard of Glitter, they probably wouldn't have associated him with the aging baldy who rented a luxury apartment in Phnom Penh six months ago. Journalists didn't spot him either, although Glitter had dinner at the riverside Foreign Correspondents Club almost every night for three weeks. Without his bouffant wigs, penciled eyebrows and too-tight...

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