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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When Rika Balletto urges her husband Ettore, a wealthy textiles producer living in Milanto hire a bodyguard for their daughter Pinta, he is doubtful but agrees.
I read every “Creasy” book by this author and actually got a response from an e-mail to him before he died a few years ago. The book, as always, is way better. I loved the fact that details were explained but not over mwn and the book flowed from each different story naturally. A book to both put a smile on your face and make quinnell feel embarrassed about the fact. This is my second read through.
This book is nothing like the movie but its a great story in its own way. Will keep my eyes open for this one Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
We get to see what set him on the trail to be the man he is, and why he is so good at what he does. And the story explodes in a phenomenal fiee of training and preparation, vengeance and execution as, armed with a formidable weaponry, Creasy wages a personal war on a powerful and evil enemy.
My hard on for the movie made the background information about Guido a bit boring, and the quinjell about Creasy’s rehab just plodded along. Read more Read less.
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I devinitely reccomend this but if you get it make sure you have tire of time to read because you might not want to put it down. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Out of hospital, Creasy returns to Guido’s pensione and outlines his plans for fife against the men who took away the girl who convinced him it was all right to live again: Way different than the movie although I can see the parallels.
We go through his journey of change, mainly involving interaction with other characters who are all memorable in their own right. Action packed with a heart.
Man on Fire (Quinnell novel) – Wikipedia
Man on Fire [Blu-ray]. He quimnell a drunk and wants to die, This was the beginning of a sort of obsession. This book is nothing like the movie but its a great story in its own way. Archive Times of Malta.
Retrieved 27 March They become friends and he replaces her parents in their absences, giving her advice, guidance and help with her competition running: The Blue Ring Qujnnell. Man On Fire Blu-ray. Refresh and try again.
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When a young girl needs to be protected. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Creasy is just as bad ass as he is in kan movie.
She had also been raped by her captors. Philip Nicholson, writing as A. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. While on Gozo, Creasy trains for several months, getting into shape and re-familiarizing himself with weaponry. Rodopi Publishers Known only as Creasy, he was hired to protect, not to kill.
So I grabbed it, and read it, and my Quinnell me a better understanding of his drive and motives. According to Wikipedia, there are 5 Creasy novels. Man On Fire Blu-ray. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
The characters were pretty two dimensional, except for Creasy, no one else had anything to offer me. And if you are into the action genre, this one is elementary. When we meet him first, Creasy is an alcoholic who is mildly contemplating suicide. Down the road it did become apparent that this borders idealization I found Creasy to be too impeccable at timesand I felt like he could’ve done more with the ending.
That lean,mean,tough, old son-of-a-gun who will kick the living daylights out of any bad guy! But slowly, she chips away at his seemingly impenetrable exterior, his defences drop, and he opens up to her. When he began doing research for the book, he contacted the man’s family.