Bruno: Conversations with a Brazilian Drug Dealer
The Devil’s Cauldron
This chapter relates Bruno’s initial experiences after he is transferred to the Vila de Dois Rios prison on the island of Ilha Grande. It describes the physical layout of the prison, the way it is organized, the relationship between the leadership of the prison and the inmates, and the relationship between the leadership and the prison administration. The chapter also discusses the history of penal institutions on the island.