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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Super plot with lots of strands that all came together in the end. He gives the reader enough bloody details to make them shiver, but not be repulsed.

Man on Fire (Creasy, book 1) by A J Quinnell

Rodopi Publishers Both took liberties with the novel’s plot. Jan 05, Dave Hicks rated it it was amazing. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Harper Collins quinnelll, – Fiction – pages. Yet Creasy is Creasy. Down 12, this week. An American soldier of fortune far from home — alcoholic, burnt out, and broken down — Creasy has accepted a job as a bodyguard just for something to do.

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How Much Have You Seen? Retrieved 27 Ah Eventually he discovers that Pita was in fact kept alive and agrees to exchange himself for her so she can be returned to her mother Lisa Radha Mitchell. I loved the fact that details were explained but not over explained and the book flowed from each different story naturally. Man on Fire Creasy 1 by A.


He refused to pay the ransom and his son was murdered. Quinnell stated that the Japanese liked Creasy’s ” quinnwll -style dedication”. All goes fine until tragedy strikes and Creasy is left for dead with the gire extinguished from his life. If I could give this book ten stars I would This was a exciting book. Of course the main difference between them both is that Bourne was trained by the government during some kind of Black Op, whereas Creasy just developed his qulnnell natural abilities going from war to war.

From low-level enforcers to the capos in Milan and Rome, as well as all the way to the head Don in SicilyCreasy cuts through their organisation, killing anyone who had something even remotely to do with Pinta’s kidnapping.

Man on Fire

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. My quinenll for the book: When he began doing research for the book, he contacted the man’s family. After some searching, he finally settles for an American named Creasy.

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. So I grabbed it, and read it, and my The setting in the book is Italy, not Mexico, and Creasy has more assistance, but the plot is basically the same.

He is just the perfect guy you can ever encounter, who won’t fre to kill him? The contacts eagerly helped Quinnell and asked to be named in the book. A book to both put a smile on your face and make ja feel embarrassed about quibnell fact. Oct 03, Debra Barstad rated it really liked it Shelves: Creasy is wounded during the kidnapping and as he lies in a hospital bed Guido keeps him informed of the goings on.


Creasy is just as bad ass as he is in the movie. In a Zombie Apocalypse Tire said that this novel is incredible. Retrieved 28 March For the first time in a long time, Creasy is given a real reason to life; his friendship with Pinta. You should read this book Before ‘Reacher’ before ‘The Terminator’ here was Creasy in a masterpiece of well written action.

You can easily identify with the characters. Winn rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Elegant A onn dated, perhaps, or more a relic of the period. Washington while being formidable in his own right was perhaps not the best fit for this role. We are introduced to Creasy, an American mercenary who has spent most of his life fighting wars around the world but has lost his reason to live.

This article needs additional citations for verification. The author prefers the anonymity for reasons readers of Man on Fire will understand. If you’ve seen the movies you will no doubt remember Creasy was ex CIA Quinnell’s work have you seen?

The Writer’s Guide to Music. The film received a Bollywood remake, Ek Ajnabee. Two things stuck in my mind.

The first of 4 books to feature Creasy.