Chris Thrall Eating Smoke One Man's Descent into Crystal Meth Psychosis in Hong Kong's Triad Heartland drug addiction memoir
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A Crystal Meth Memoir in Hong Kong's Triad Heartland

"Chris Thrall, a Royal Marine Commando, left the forces to find fortune in Hong Kong, but following a bizarre series of jobs ended up homeless and addicted to crystal meth. He began working for the 14K, a notorious Hong Kong triad crime syndicate, 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, with addiction to the world’s most dangerous drug ..." the complete Chapter 1


"... 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 do 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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One Man's Descent into Crystal Meth Psychosis in the Hong Kong Triad Heartland

a true story of drug addiction by Chris Thrall

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