Book / Non-Fiction
Book / Memoir
This is the untold true story of one citizen’s pointless torture
and month-long captivity. The story, formerly mistold if not
utterly overlooked, has been made into a feature film. Even as a
dark comedy, there is little amusement to be found in human
suffering. The sick and twisted minds of Mr. Schiller’s captors
would be fodder for the Darwin Awards if the results were not so
alarmingly inhumane. Physical, mental and emotional torture, as
well as sensory deprivation and starvation, the prisoner of war
like conditions differed only in the fact that Mr. Schiller was
completely alone during his extended stay at the warehouse he
refers to as Hotel Hell. An early victim of identity theft in the
years following Hurricane Andrew in Miami, Mr. Schiller
chronicles his story in tortuous detail. His humiliation, pain
and suffering at the hands of these perverted social misfits is a
What is it like to be imprisoned in near dungeon-like conditions? All this mayhem on American soil toward the end of the last millennium.
Greed, lust for power and the desire to inflict pain and misery were the apparent motivating forces behind this gruesome incident.
Truly a harrowing tale and one that you won’t soon forget.
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