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From the internationally bestselling author of Snowing in Bali and co-author of Schapelle Corby's autobiography, this is the shocking inside story of Bali's most notorious jail.

"A fascinating insight into the prison, Hotel Kerobokan included shocking testimonies and black humour" Irish Examiner

"Bonella casts a cool, journalistic eye over some horrific events" Sun Herald

Welcome to Hotel Kerobokan, the ironic nickname for Kerobokan Jail, Bali's most notorious prison, which has been home to a procession of the infamous and tragic: the Bali Bombers, Gold Coast beautician Schapelle Corby and the Bali Nine, among many others.

Backed up by hundreds of prisoner interviews, the truth about Hotel Kerobokan explodes off the page. In these filthy and disease-ridden cells, a United Nations of prisoners live crushed together in misery. Petty thieves and small-time drug users share cells with killers, rapists and gangsters. Hardened drug traffickers sleep alongside unlucky tourists, who've seen their holiday turn from paradise to hell over one ecstasy tablet.

Hotel Kerobokan reveals the wild 'sex nights' organized by corrupt guards for prisoners who have the money to pay, the rampant drug use, the suicides and killings, and days out at the beach. 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.

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Hotel Kerobokan
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Hotel Kerobokan
June 9th, 2014
A real insight to th jail in Bali
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Hotel Kerobokan
March 19th, 2014
Very good read....opened eyes up to the true reality of Bali !!
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Hotel kerobovan
March 18th, 2014
Great book thanks
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Like this book
March 4th, 2014
Like this book as much as i like Snowing in Bali book.
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1 review
Great book
December 11th, 2013
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Its very much an eye opener in the real world of bali that we dont see. Corruption is massive over there and this just proves it. A great read!!
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... not bad
September 25th, 2013
Not a bad read
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