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. A.J. Quinnell, Writer: Man on Fire. There was no specific event that led me to write ‘Man on Fire’. Two things stuck in my mind. Sometime in the sixties the. 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.

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Out of hospital, Creasy returns to Guido’s pensione and outlines his plans for revenge against the men who took away the girl who convinced him it was all right to live again: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. On that note, the only thing that isn’t entirely predictable is whether or not Creasy lives or dies after the fact.

Becomes the daughter he never had and drops sunshine into his otherwise shuttered life. On Prime Video Watch Now.

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Quinnell stated that the Japanese liked Creasy’s ” samurai -style dedication”. It’s a fun vengeance novel with a unique character. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you’ve seen the movies you will no doubt remember Creasy was ex CIA May 19, David Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: Learn how and when to remove these template quinnekl.


He is a drunk and wants to die, This was the beginning of a sort of obsession.

It all finishes off with justice truly served. I would very much liked to have met him.

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Then something happens, something so devastating that Creasy is consumed by a single-min Known only as Creasy, he was hired to protect, not to kill. 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.

Super plot with lots of strands that all came together in the qjinnell. After some searching, he finally settles for an American named Creasy. Finally, after quinnelll the Don, a severely wounded Creasy is taken to hospital, but pronounced dead: The setting in the book is Italy, not Mexico, and Creasy has more assistance, but the plot is basically the same.

There is this stereotype that the thriller genre has given birth to: Quinnell’s thriller is an emotional ass-kicker. It makes it predictable from time to time. No eBook available Amazon. Quinnell Limited preview – The lone wolf or small group going up against the bad guys to dispense justice.


Second of all, the simplicity of it, everything is so straight forward that it leaves you thinking that it could have been a little more complex for the sake of the story. She had also been raped by her captors. All goes fine until tragedy strikes and Creasy is left for dead with the sunshine extinguished from his quinnrll. He has been mercenary in some of the most violent battle zones on the planet but There is oj stereotype that the thriller genre has given birth to: Very different from the Denzel Washington movie but enjoyable.

It is a good read! Both took liberties with the novel’s plot.

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Man on Fire

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The movie was great too but diverges from the novel in several areas. Retrieved from ” https: