About this book
It's the early Eighties as Nicholl takes up his madcap journey through the shantytowns, waterfront barrios and jungle villages of Colombia in search of the story behind the world's most saleable powder: cocaine. "A considerable delight - funny, acute and remarkably evocative" "Time Out"
This narrative records a journalist's adventures on the trail of "The Great Cocaine Story" in Colombia. It follows him from the seedy backstreet bars of Bogota to fashionable beach resorts. The people he meets include the fixers, smugglers, cooks, mules, the corner boys and the streetgirls.