The morning after the evening I had finished this book I woke up a little sad, I felt as though I’d come home from Bali (not that I’d ever go) and left my friends. Hotel Kerobokan: The Shocking Inside Story of Bali’s Most Notorious Jail. Paperback $ Kathryn Bonella: Hotel Kerobokan. AddThis Book Information. Hotel Kerobokan by Kathryn Bonella, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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If money can’t solve a problem, violence will, and it usually ends in blood shed or worse. Read more Read less. I appreciated the ‘where are they now’ epilogue at the end. Anyone who read it will never consider doing it for living.

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You don’t know what to do or think. Would like to recommend to read this book before you go to Bali!!! Petty thieves and small-time drug users share cells with killers, rapists and gangsters.

I sat down to read a chapter last night and could not put it down.

I bought this book after my first visit to Bali, and was amazed by just how corrupt the police and prison guards are. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

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You cannot fathom all the atrocities rampant sex, gang boom, murder; j I don’t normally share what I’ve read with others, but this is an exception. Write a customer review.

Corruption starts from the judge itself.

About Kathryn Bonella Kathryn Bonella lived in London for several years, freelancing for numerous English and American television programmes, magazines and newspapers. Sure does make you think why anyone would take drugs there.


Showing of reviews. When we were there, we were pulled over and were clearly a target by a crooked cop. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Hotel K : The Shocking Inside Story of Bali’s Most Notorious Jail

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. As an avid traveller to the blissful island of Bali, reading Hotel Kerobokan was a terrifyingly eye opening yet highly memorable experience. Hotel K’s filthy and disease ridden cells have been home to the infamous and hote, tragic: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.

Published November 10th by Pan Macmillan Australia first published This prison does nothing to rehabilitate the inmates; not when the drug trade is such a booming business behind the cells. You’ll read for yourself just how corrupt the prison system is here in Bali, and perhaps in other parts of Indonesia too.

At the age of But, hey, corruptions happen everywhere. There are many foreigner prisoners in Kerokoban prison from all parts of the world, many of them drawn to Bali for a slice of the lucrative drug trade and the Another great book by Kathryn!! February 3, Language: Hotel K is well researched and well written.

Ships from and sold by Blackwell’s U. It exposes the jail’s role in supplying high-grade drugs to the outside, the gang that rules the jail through terror, the corruption that means anything is for sale, and the squalor and misery endured by prisoners. I bought this book after my first visit to Bali, and was amazed by just how corrupt the police and prison guards are. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Im now recommending it to all my friends. It is obviously well researched with many prisoners giving their stories as well as local Indonesian newspaper quotes confirming everything that goes on from the rampant sex and drugs to the corruption.


This book left me with my mouth agape!! One person found this helpful. Kathryn bonella does a good job of painting keroobokan realist and frightening picture of what really goes on in a foreign prison. Money can buy you just about anything in Indonesia i Supposedly and honest account of what actually goes on behind the walls of the infamous Kerobokan Jail in Bali.

Its walls touch paradise; sparkling oceans, surf beaches and palm trees on one side, while on the other it’s kerobokkan dark, bizarre and truly frightening underworld of sex, drugs, violence and squalor. Much respect for the author for delving into dangerous situations to achieve great journalism. It should be in everyone’s carry-on bag.

Visitors used to have to pay to come in and prisoners would pay guards to do activities that should be free. Kerbokan life in Indonesia myself for the last eleven years and i know about the system and the strange ways the law can go over here.

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