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Snowing in Bali - Kathryn Bonella

Paperback Published: 29th November 2016
ISBN: 9781925482928
Number Of Pages: 400

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From the internationally bestselling author of Hotel Kerobokan and co-author of Schapelle Corby's autobiography, this is the incredible inside account of Bali's hidden drug world.

"A unique, uncensored insight into a hidden world." The Chronicle

It's snowing in Bali. Among Bali's drug dealers it's the code for a huge cocaine shipment having just landed. For the men who run the country's drug empires, it's time to get rich and party hard.

Snowing in Bali is the story of the drug trafficking and dealing scene that's made Bali one of the world's most important destinations in the global distribution of narcotics. With its central location to the Asia Pacific market, its thriving tourist industry to act as cover for importation, and a culture of corruption that can easily help law enforcement turn a blind eye, Bali has long been a paradise for traffickers as well as for holiday-makers.

Kathryn Bonella, bestselling author of Hotel Kerobokan, has been given extraordinary access into the lives of some of the biggest players in Bali's drug world, both past and present. She charts their rise to incredible wealth and power, and their drug-fuelled lifestyles, filled with orgies, outrageous extravagance and surfing. But running international drug empires in Bali can also be a highly risky business, with terrible consequences for those caught and convicted.

About the Author

Since studying journalism at RMIT in Melbourne, Kathryn Bonella has worked as a journalist in television and print. She moved to London eighteen months after graduating and spent several years freelancing for 60 Minutes as well as numerous English and American television programs, magazines and newspapers. She returned to Australia in 2000 to work as a full-time producer for 60 Minutes. She moved to Bali in 2005 to research and write Schapelle Corby's autobiography, My Story, and then Hotel Kerobokan and Snowing in Bali.


A really great read


A really good book if you are into true crime and drug stories. Very interesting characters who tell a lot of the story



Awesome read would definitely recommend


Great book, awesome insight into the workings of the drug importation business



Great Read


I couldn't put this book down. I had to keep reading to see what happened to the characters in the end

Queensland Australia


Great book


Got me in fast and something exciting on every page.



I would definitely by this product again


A well-written, easy to read and engaging account of the Bali underworld. Could've easily read it in a couple of days, however holiday adventures slowed my reading rate down a bit. It's a real pager turner and I can highly recommend it. I'm going to read the other 2 books written by the the writer after this one.

Adelaide, Australia



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ISBN: 9781925482928
ISBN-10: 1925482928
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 29th November 2016
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.3

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