A gripping, sometimes surreal account of surviving one of the world's craziest and most dangerous prisons.
Rusty Young is an Australian lawyer who met Thomas McFadden on a tour of San Pedro. He was so impressed by him that he stayed there (voluntarily) for three months in order to write his story. Thomas McFadden is now a free man, living in London.
All the staples of the prison memoir are here: sadistic guards, an attempted break-out, the terrors of solitary confinement, the joys of freedom . . . The result is a truly gripping piece of testimony. * Sunday Telegraph *
This exotic, cautionary yarn opens the abyss beneath our wealthy world. * Uncut *
Astonishing real-life story of a Brit drug smuggler banged up in Bolivia's most notorious jail. * FHM *