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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After some searching, he finally settles for an American named Creasy. You get a better view of his work from Wikipedia than from Ln. Man on Fire by A. Get to Know Us. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Don’t have a Kindle? I read this book years ago and thought to try it again. The family responded by introducing anti-mafia investigators, lawyers, and mafia members to Quinnell.

Different enough from the movie, yet auinnell can read what the movie writers carried over from the book into the movie. Retrieved 30 March Explore the Home Gift Guide. Wow man on fire is great! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. PaperbackFilm Tie-In Editionquinbell.

Villains and nothing more quinnel that. Of course bad things happen and Creasy must retaliate. 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.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. I liked the character portrayed in the movie. A society that cannot provide the basics of life does not get its laws obeyed.

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So I looked for the book firr. Sep 26, Deyth Banger rated it it was amazing Shelves: January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

I read this book years ago and thought it was excellent. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Read more Read less. Jul 18, Soriambi rated it really liked it. The child is kidnapped by violent terrorists and Creasy is thrown into a ferocious world of treachery and turmoil.

The story is as gripping and realistic as if it were happening today. The movie version, which is only relatively close to the novel, was far more interesting and worthy of my time. This is not your typical nonstop action type thriller there is quite a bit of time spent on these relationship aspects with moments of action interspersed. See all reviews. Told by Guido he can stay with in-laws on the island qyinnell Gozo in Malta, Creasy accepts the offer, to train for his new mission.


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But, I did appreciate the background info into his earlier life. Rodopi Publishers Thursday 14 July The books altogether are well written and I am enjoying them.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I loved the fact that details were explained but not over explained and the book flowed from each different story naturally. Quinnell’s thriller is an emotional ass-kicker. After fits and starts, Pinta brings life back into Creasy. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I read this book in one sitting. It was written in the 70’s when kidnappings by the Italian mafia were common.

The Theology of Evil in Man on Fire. If you’ve seen the movies you will no doubt remember Creasy was ex CIA There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The book is different from the movie. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Retrieved from ” https: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I prefer reading paperbacks.