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Eating Smoke: One Man's Descent into Drug Psychosis in Hong Kong's Triad Heartland Paperback – 20 Oct 2011

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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: MAVERICK HOUSE (20 Oct. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781905379835
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905379835
  • ASIN: 1905379838
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 3 x 15.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 120 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 839,365 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Thrall uses such verve, enthusiasm and faultless comic timing that it is hard not to be swept along. --South China Morning Post

. . . fascinating . . . disturbing . . . memorable . . . Chris Thrall tells an enthralling and delusional story. --Cairns Media Magazine

. . . exemplary pacing, completely engaging tone, wealth of winning detail. Thrall uses such verve, enthusiasm and faultless comic timing that it is hard not to be swept along. --South China Morning Post

What else would you expect from a former Royal Marine Commando? Chris Thrall has a hell of a story to tell, and he does so with humour, candour and page-turning prose. --Tom Carter. CHINA: Portrait of a People

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Chris Thrall left the Royal Marines to find fortune in Hong Kong, but following a bizarre series of jobs ended up homeless and addicted to crystal methamphetamine.He began working for the 14K, one of Hong Kong’s notorious crime syndicates, as a nightclub doorman in the Wan Chai red-light district. Dealing with psychosis, conspiracy and the ‘foreign triad’ — a secretive expat clique that works hand-in-hand with the Chinese mafia — he had to survive in the world’s most unforgiving city, addicted to the world’s most dangerous drug . . .

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