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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For instance, it is set in Italy and has a lot of Mafia in it, instead of the United States and Mexicans.

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

Feb 27, Stu Webb rated it it was amazing. Soon enough, he is fit and leaves for Marseille where he stocks up on supplies, auinnell and ammunition: Lists with This Book. Feel free to send Sean Tuohy your own suggestions in the comments section or tweet us at WritersBone along with toughguylit.

Edit Did You Know? If you enjoy action or revenge movies you will dig this book. The entire plot is divided into four parts: The Writer’s Guide to Music. When I found a paperback edition of the original novel reprinted with the film poster to capitalize on its release at my local thrift store, I had to grab it. The first Creasy novel is quite good. Network About the Network. 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.


But having something to care about again in making Creasy vulnerable. The contacts eagerly helped Quinnell and asked to be named in the book. Very nicely done, better than the film that led me here, which was also nicely done.

Want to Read saving…. Retrieved from ” https: Published September 2nd by Orion Publishing Group first published The book has been turned into two separate films: Dec 06, Em Chainey Bookowski rated it it was amazing Shelves: Harper Collins- Fiction – pages. The author prefers the anonymity for reasons readers of Man on Fire will understand.

This is one for Clint Eastwood.

Open Preview See a Problem? Winn rated it it was amazing. This is not your typical nonstop action type thriller there is quite a bit of time spent on these relationship aspects with moments of action interspersed.

Not at all a bad thing, in this case. After some searching, he finally settles for an American named Creasy. My hard on for the movie made the background information about Guido a bit boring, and the story about Creasy’s rehab just plodded along.


Man on Fire

Quinnell is a pseudonym. Quinnell This is tough to review for me. Mar 05, Prashanth Baskaran rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 23, David rated it it was amazing.

Reviewed by, David Feeney, author; Terror on the high seas But again, I already named other factors that counteract these topics, plus the text is well organized and the secondary characters add some depth to the whole thing.

Only the basic premise, a couple lines, a few plot points, and variations of Creasy’s execution methods are copied over from the book and yes, he really does shove a timed explosive up another man’s ass.

Quinnell’s thriller is an emotional ass-kicker. Until the girl’s beguiling touch awakens in him the ability to love.

Man on Fire (Creasey #1) by A.J. Quinnell

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Retrieved 27 March The book is broken into three distinct parts, the bodyguard, the recovery and the I’m gonna’ get ya’ section.

May 19, David Dalton rated it it was amazing Shelves: