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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Man on Fire [Blu-ray]. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Customers who bought this item also bought. Then I noticed in the credits that the movie was based on a book.

To give his friend something to think of other than the bottle, Guido offers the bodyguard job to Creasy which he grumblingly accepts. 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. One person found this helpful.

Man on Fire

He cleans up and begins to finally care again, and he feels she saves his life and possibly his soul. I did order the paperback book used that has Denzel Washington’s picture on the cover.


Will keep my eyes open for this one I liked the character portrayed in the tire. Set up a giveaway. A battle-scarred, burnt-out mercenary, working as a bodyguard for the young daughter of an Italian industrialist, he thought he had lost the power of feeling. I liked the character portrayed in the movie. I will definitely be checking out the rest of the books in the series.

After Creasy reveals to Rika that Ettore allowed her to be kidnapped for the insurance money, Ettore commits suicide. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

This was a exciting book. The contacts eagerly helped Quinnell and asked to be named in the book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Not at all a bad thing, in this case. A character who doesnt quinnel personal things, no beating their own drums, subtle, efficient and extremely lethal when wronged. The setting is different Italy for the book, Mexico for the movietimeframe: Just like the Creasy in the novel, he is cold and distant from Pita but quickly warms up to her.

Read reviews that mention man on fire denzel washington well written scott glenn seen the movie great read read the book years ago movie with denzel french foreign good read perfect kill uqinnell turner foreign legion friend guido better than the movie kidnapped and killed young girl different from the movie hard to put. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: But still, overall, this book left a strong impression for me, and it made me want to seek out similar works–those of the romanticized crime drama persuasion.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it ifre, trade it in, give it a second life. Into this melee arrives Creasy: 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.

It did nothing to affect my love for the film, as the differences between the novel and the film are so radical that I can barely see them as the same work 4.

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You should read this book Before ‘Reacher’ before ‘The Terminator’ here was Creasy in a masterpiece of well written action. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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