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 ..."
"... 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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