Man on Fire [A. J. Quinnell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An alcoholic soldier of fortune, serving as a bodyguard to the daughter of an. Creasy thought he had nothing left to lose. He was wrong. An American soldier of fortune far from home – alcoholic, burnt out, and broken down – Creasy has. Since it was first published in , Man on Fire, the first book in the long- spanning Creasy series written by unknown author A. J. Quinnell, set.

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Soon enough, Guido ifre with the news that the exchange went bad and Pinta was found dead in a car, suffocated on her own vomit.

The movie with Denzel Washington was the reason why I bought it. One person found this helpful.

Soon enough, he is fit and leaves for Marseille where he stocks up on supplies, weapons and ammunition: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Jan 05, Dave Hicks rated it it was amazing. Once it gets started, look out for Creasy!

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This is also the meatiest part of the story for it is the place where Creasy and the minor characters are all dished out as flesh and blood people and not cliches in a vengeance fige.

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The first Creasy novel is quite good. Read more Read less. Futura Publications; New Ed edition Language: I wouldn’t mind seeing action heroes like Creasy in the big and small screens more often.

But still, overall, this book left a strong impression for me, and it made me want to seek out similar works–those of the romanticized crime drama persuasion. Nothing can sway him. In the first, after the eldest son of a rich Singaporean was kidnapped by Triads for ransom money, the man refused to pay the ransom, leading to the death of his son; the refusal meant that the man’s other children would not become targets. One person found this helpful.

: Man on Fire (): A J Quinnell: Books

I saw the movie several years ago Washington version not Glenn and enjoyed it but had no idea it was based on a book or that it was actually a series of books.

Finally, after killing the Don, a severely wounded Creasy is taken to hospital, but pronounced dead: Philip Nicholson, writing as A. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. But, I did appreciate the background info into his earlier life. Trivia About Man on Fire Crea Sep 11, Frances Ions rated it liked it. The character of Creasy; battle-scarred veteran of the French foreign legion is one of the great unsung fictional heroes.


Then I noticed in the credits that the movie was based on a book. I read this book years ago quinnel thought to try it again.

When we meet him first, Creasy is an alcoholic who is mildly contemplating suicide. It drags a bit firee the middle, but a quick read nonetheless. So far I have read the 2nd and the 3rd books in the Creasy series: So I looked for the book version. According to Wikipedia, there are 5 Creasy novels. Because of his skilled use of detail I found this book hard to put down.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Share your thoughts with other customers. The book is dramatically different in many ways from the Denzel movie based on it which I also liked.

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Is this book available in epub format? This was the beginning of a sort of obsession. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.