If you like books about prison experiences and enjoy watching programmes like "Banged Up Abroad" then you will absolutely love this book.
David McMillan brilliantly describes, in tantalising, suspense-inducing detail how he masterminded an escape from arguably one of the most dangerous and disgusting prisons in the world.
This book was literally "unputdownable" - I read it from cover to cover in about a week.
A must read.
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
Having read almost all of the books written about the 2007/8 "Credit Crisis" and ensuing events, I have to say that "Planet Ponzi" is definitely one of the best by far.
Mitch Feierstein forensically details the shockingly dubious and some might say "fraudulent" accounting practices of governments and financial institutions all over the world and explains how trillions of dollars are spirited out of thin air while massive debts are "hidden" in financial black holes.
If you want to know what's really going on with our hard-earned taxes then I definitely recommend this book.
Considering how refreshingly eye-opening, fascinating, exposing and informative this… Read more
Wow. All I can say is that Barbara Demick (the author) is a very talented journalist and story-teller.
I have just finished reading "Nothing To Envy" having literally been unable to put it down because it is so gripping and fascinating.
If you want to know and imagine in meticulous detail what every aspect of life is like inside the brutal regime of North Korea then this book is an absolute must read!
I was so gripped by the amazing detail and information that I read it from cover to cover in just a couple of days.
Brilliant book, one of the best books i've ever read.