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READ & DOWNLOAD » Lost Innocence É ➨ [Ebook] ➣ Lost Innocence By Simon Palmer ➳ – Michael an artist charged with a crime he claims he didn’t commit and John a self confessed heroin smuggler are brought together in the primitive and over crowded prison infamously known as the BANG Michael an artist chargedHer way to succeed in what seems a hopeless case Meanwhile in order to survive the most appalling conditions in jail Michael and John must make the best of a dire situation as they wait for their separate fates to be decided Will justice be served or will they see out the next ten years in that hell hole of a priso. 35 full review to followLost Innocence is the first part of a story set in Thailand We join Michael in a Bangkok prison From reading Lost Innocence I have certainly been given a lasting idea of the lives these inmates endured within the prisonWe learn that Michael is there due to a claim that he has raped and beaten an underage Thai girl Michael says that he was only sketching the girl and he remembers her leading him to his bed where he fell asleep without touching the girlMichael's options are slim he can pay a substantial amount of money to be released or he can stay in prison and await a trial Michael chooses to stay in prison and fight the charges; which leads to his father and grandfather coming out to Thailand tooCan they prove Michael's innocenceThis is my first book by Simon that I've read and the first on this subject After talking to Simon on Facebook I was intrigued and decided to try it I have enjoyed reading something so different The book was full of details and this helped me to picture the scenes in my own headSimon has done a grand job of transporting me into the heart of this story I can honestly say that I felt as though I was experiencing the hell of prison with MichaelMichael's father; Stan and Grandfather; Nigel appear to have a strained relationship but I'm unsure why; maybe this needs a little bit of a back story; unless its in part 2There is also some swapping between first and third person narrative which doesn't uite work for me personally especially as the first person tends to be Michael who is stuck in prison so isn't the main character all the way throughSimon has paid attention to detail throughout and his descriptions of some events are detailed and in depth Aside from my uncertainty over Stan and Nigel's relationship and the firstthird person narrative this is a good book and a really good place to startI have enjoyed reading Lost Innocence and I will read the next installment to see how things pan out for Michael

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Michael an artist charged with a crime he claims he didn’t commit and John a self confessed heroin smuggler are brought together in the primitive and over crowded prison infamously known as the BANGKOK HILTON Michael fights for his freedom while John resigned to his fate wants only to regain his dignity Michael's. I think a story based on such a controversial subject was both challenging and inspiring to write The story outline came from a vivid dream and only when I started to write did I realize how difficult it wasLuckily for me the right people arrived at the right time and helped me on this journey Only now when I see the reactions I've received do I fully understand what I've achieved here Thank to you all you know who you are I couldn't have taken this journey without youTo those fellow authors and readers I hope you have the time to check out my first book find me on facebook or say hello right here As a famous lyricist one said 'It's wonderful to be here It's certainly a thrill'Now download the book read it and message me when you're done

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Lost InnocenceGrandfather a once brilliant lawyer is brought out of retirement and flies to Bangkok to fight a case in a city where justice is bought and sold to the highest bidder and corruption is the oil that greases the wheels in the Land of Smiles Running out of time and unable to find the only witness he searches for anot. I am always somewhat reluctant to review the first part of an intended series of books Just as the story is incomplete so must the review be incomplete and provisional It is difficult to comment on the merits of a plot which is unfinished This is the case here Lost Innocence is the first part of an adventure thriller set in Bangkok Thailand Michael is a young budding artist who travels to Thailand to sketch the working girls of Bangkok before commencing studies at an art school in London Before long he finds himself in trouble He is arrested on trumped up charges for having raped and beaten an underage girl and thrown into the notorious Bangkok ‘Hilton’ He is given the option to pay a substantial fine and be released or remain in prison to fight the charges He decides on principle to fight the charges While in prison he befriends a convicted drug smuggler John who shows him the ropesMichael’s arrest precipitates a rescue mission first by his father Stan and then by his grandfather Nigel a prominent and wealthy lawyer Finally a private detective Harvey Goulding is hired to help unravel the mess Along with the intrigue and machinations as the drama unfolds the author sketches the complex and not entirely harmonious relationships between the three generations of menPalmer does an excellent job of taking the reader inside the Thai prison and legal system He also provides a convincing account of the Bangkok sex industry The story is interesting although I was never uite convinced by Michael’s determination to fight the charges rather than pay the fine given the horrific conditions to which he is subjected Neither his motivation—a rather vague sense of principle—nor his strength of character seemed to warrant this The generational interactions are potentially interesting but we are not given sufficient back story to understand the strained relationships particularly between the father and grandfather Neither of these men was particularly likeable Their wives left behind in England play only a minor role and again we are not given enough background to understand these relationships There are moments when the story morphs—perhaps not surprisingly given the setting—into a kind of soft porn which is well written if a little predictableThe author makes the unwise decision to narrate Michael’s part of the narrative in the first person and the rest from various third person points of view The choice is strange because after the early chapters Michael plays very little part in the story Locked up in prison the capacity of this character to move the story along is very limited It is true that Michael’s personal account of his arrest and his time in prison is very vivid but I think this could have been achieved just as effectively with an intimate third person narrative The introduction of the private detective into the story provides a lift but comes rather late in the narrative His Thai female assistant Bo is probably one of the most interesting characters and certainly the only female character to be given than a bit roleThere are times when the grammar and particularly the punctuation are rather poor here And there is a moment that made me cringe when we are presented with a dreadful caricatured German accentThis is not a bad start to the series I think it would have been reasonable in this first volume to expect back story particularly concerning the father and grandfather which would have leant credibility to the conflicts between them It will be interesting to see where the author takes this in future I give it three and a half stars rounding it down to three where necessary