This book was a real challenge for me - it is so very violent & corruption will buy you anything. If you're sensitive, this book is hard. About the only way I got through was telling myself it's fiction. But, the end of the book has an interview with author Patterson in which he says it's based on Nigeria & how oil and oil money has devastated the country.
The storytelling is very good. Narrator was great. But, for one who doesn't like horror stories, this book felt like one to me.