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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I watched the movie version of “Man on Fire” twice. Super plot with lots of strands that all came together in the end. I read this book in one sitting. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Articles lacking reliable references from January All articles lacking reliable references Articles with multiple maintenance issues Pages to import images to Wikidata.

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Thrills an suspense from he start with just a bit of romance. 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.

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First of all, despite its minor? Get to Know Us. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. After the book’s publication inMan on Fire became a best seller.

Well worth a read. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. According to Wikipedia, there are 5 Creasy novels. Write a customer review. Lists with This Book. A very emotional book, as you feel the rage that Creasy feels. But, unknown to all, Creasy quinnll in fact alive and makes it back to Gozo where he is reunited with Nadia. I watched the movie version of “Man on Fire” twice. Not an action book, but it does feature plenty of gritty action oh boy does it-Creasy is a quinnel man wrecking crew.


I liked the character portrayed in the movie. Apr 27, Raegan Butcher rated it liked it. The artistry that went into making the book was nowhere present in the movie. They become friends and he replaces quibnell parents in their absences, giving her advice, guidance and help with her competition running: I loved Few books are perfect action films but this is one of them.

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I liked the character portrayed in the movie. The setting in the book is Italy, not Mexico, and Creasy has more assistance, but the plot is basically the same. I know Scott Glen played him in the first movie but I haven’t seen it. The man whose eyes irradiate vengeance When your line of duty is going from war to war, as a mercenary, there is a big chance that you forget who you are.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. By Man on Fire sold over eight million paperback copies and received many translations. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. There is this stereotype that the thriller genre has given birth to: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? There are 5 more books in the John Creasy series and I will definitely be reading them all. A great author doesn’t need to write a cliff-hanger to have readers panting for the nest book and Quinnell is a truly great writer.

I did order the paperback book used that has Denzel Washington’s picture on the cover. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. English Choose a language for shopping. After much talk about the movie, I decided to check out the book first.


Man on Fire

Creasy, once purposeful and lethal who served in the French Foreign Legionhas become a burnt-out alcoholic. 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. Known only as Creasy, he was hired to protect, not to kill. Mxn Eastwood didn’t play this character. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There’s much to love here, and very little to hate–except, of course, fige men who pissed Creasy off in the first place.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Part of me read it with a sneer as it is macho, violent nonsense, but a more adolescent part really enjoyed the sheer old fashioned adventure of this macho, violent nonsense. Creasy was not totally the same character as portrayed on one of my all time fav movies. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. England portal Italy portal Malta portal Novels portal fure portal.

Creasy is a former soldier serving the French Foreign Legion who gets hired to bodyguard an eleven year old girl in Italy while the Mafia is kidnapping children at an alarming rate. But, I did appreciate the background info into his earlier life. qiunnell

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