Eating Smoke

Eating Smoke : One Man's Descent into Crystal Meth Psychosis in Hong Kong's Triad Heartland

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Chris Thrall left the Royal Marine Commandos to find fortune in Hong Kong, but following a bizarre series of jobs ended up homeless and in psychosis from crystal meth addiction.He began working for the 14K, a viscous Hong Kong crime syndicate, as a nightclub doorman in the Wan Chai red-light district, where he uncovered a vast global conspiracy and the 'Foreign Triad' - a secretive expat clique in cahoots with the Chinese gangs.Alone and confused in the neon glare of Hong Kong's seedy backstreets, Chris was forced to survive in the world's most unforgiving city, hooked on the world's most dangerous drug ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 386g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0993543944
  • 9780993543944
  • 872,957

Review quote

'A colourful cast from the sewers of Hong Kong' - Loaded

'This year's best book.' -- Time Out Hong Kong
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672 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 29% (197)
4 26% (172)
3 27% (184)
2 11% (77)
1 6% (42)
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