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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Matt loves this series and recommended it to me but it took me a long time to finally read it. When ln meet him first, Creasy is an alcoholic who is mildly contemplating suicide.

It definitely makes you wanna read it avidly till the very end. By using this site, you agree au the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To ask other readers questions about Man on Fireplease sign up. I read this book years ago and thought it was excellent.

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Creasy admits to disliking kids so it is fascinating to watch as this innocent, curious girl slowly breaks through his defenses. Different enough from the movie, yet you can read what the movie writers carried over from the book into the movie. The Writer’s Guide to Music. Retrieved 27 March It is excellent, and after the first 3rd it is different enough to keep you guessing Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


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Aug 17, John rated it it was amazing. A friend and former I am such a sucker for this type of story. Apr 26, Matias Mestas rated it really liked it. Nothing can stop him until he reaches his goal.

Man on Fire

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Two real-life incidents shaped A. The first Creasy novel is quite good. It’s a fun vengeance novel with a unique character. To coin a phrase, a real page-turner. This is my second read through.

Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Very nicely done, better than the film that led me here, which was also nicely done. It takes the pair some time before forming a strong and loving bond.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Slowly and methodically she breaks into his shell and he starts to love her as a daughter.


Yet Creasy This is a 5-star story for sure. A character who doesnt talk personal things, no beating their own drums, subtle, efficient and extremely lethal when wronged. In a Zombie Apocalypse This is one for Clint Eastwood. He takes his personal war all the way up the Mafia chain of command and the novel finishes with a bang.

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Quinnell’s work have you seen? While on Gozo, Creasy trains for several months, getting into shape and re-familiarizing himself with weaponry. 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 plot.

And when the unthinkable occurs, a man on fire won’t just burn Retrieved 30 March Published September 2nd by Orion Publishing Group first published 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.