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“One of America’s greatest storytellers.” – Stephen King“No one fuses action with emotion like Winslow.” – The TimesThe new thriller from the #1 international bestseller – the start of a brand new trilogy“One of America’s greatest storytellers.” – Stephen King“No one fuses action with emotion like Winslow.” – The TimesThe new thriller from the #1 international bestseller – the start of a brand new trilogy‘Superb. This is storytelling with a keen edge. City on Fire is exhilarating to read.’ — Stephen KingA Times Best Book for 2022Providence, RI, 1986.Twenty-nine-year-old Danny Ryan is a hard-working longshoreman, loving husband, loyal friend, and occasional “muscle” for the Irish crime syndicate that oversees much of the city. He yearns for something more and dreams of starting over fresh, someplace far away.But when a modern-day Helen of Troy triggers a war between rival mob factions, Danny is embroiled in a conflict he can’t escape. Now it is up to him to step into the breach to protect his family, the friends who are closer to him than brothers, and the only home he’s ever known.Exploring classic themes of loyalty, betrayal, honour, and corruption on both sides of the law, City on Fire is a contemporary Iliad from Don Winslow, “one of America’s greatest storytellers” (Stephen King).‘No one fuses action with emotion like Don Winslow.’ The Times Best Books to Read This Summer‘A superior example of the gangster genre.’ Sunday Telegraph‘Many would now describe Winslow as one of the masters of American crime writing, and this remarkable novel … is both breathtakingly panoramic and infinitesimally focused.’ Financial Times ‘Winslow’s previous “Cartel” trilogy is an astonishing achievement that will be hard to beat, but on the strength of this immersive and humane tale of fate, free will, loyalty and betrayal, his new series will rank alongside it.’ Guardian‘This superb novel, by the writer of the Cartel trilogy of narco-thrillers, is a bloody tale of greed, lust and violent retribution, and based on various Greek myths, including Helen Of Troy.’ Sun‘Winslow’s next juggernaut of a modern-day epic’ LA Times‘Pure genius! Nobody can bring such grit and such heart to crime fiction as Don Winslow—and with such a unique and compelling stylistic voice.’ Jeffery Deaver‘This is can't-put-it-down crime fiction. If you've read it, you know. If you haven't, maybe go out and get it.’ Stephen King‘Gritty, moody, and totally immersive, CITY ON FIRE is the first installment in an epic new series that is sure to grip readers from the start. This is Winslow at his very best.’Karin Slaughter‘Winslow is our Dickens of modern crime. I can’t think of anyone better at what he does.’ Linwood Barclay‘Breathtaking.’ Anthony Horowitz‘Superb. This is storytelling with a keen edge. City on Fire is exhilarating to read.’ Stephen King"City on Fire is the best gangster novel since The Godfather."Steve Cavanagh‘Epic, ambitious, majestic, City on Fire is The Godfather for our generation.’ Adrian McKintythe gripping new crime novel from the international number one bestselling author of The Cartel trilogyDon Winslow is the author of nineteen acclaimed, award-winning, international bestsellers – including the No. 1 international bestseller The Cartel, winner of the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, The Power of the Dog, Savages, and The Winter of Frankie Machine – several of which have been made into movies or are in development. A former investigator, anti-terrorist trainer, and trial consultant, Winslow lives in Southern California.the gripping new crime novel from the international number one bestselling author of The Cartel trilogyEXPERT CRIME WRITER: Don Winslow is a modern master of crime fiction, and City on Fire follows in the tradition of novels like The Force (“A triumph.” —Stephen King) and the Cartel trilogy (The Power of the Dog, The Cartel, and The Border), which cemented Winslow’s reputation as “America's greatest living crime writer” (Providence Journal).MORE WINSLOW BOOKS TO COME: City on Fire is the first in an exciting new trilogy of crime novels from Don Winslow (schedule TBD). The paperback edition of Broken will be published in April 2021.THE BORDER TV SERIES BASED ON THE CARTEL TRILOGY: In a major multi-million-dollar deal, FX Networks acquired the rights to turn Winslow’s acclaimed Cartel trilogy (The Power of the Dog, The Cartel, and The Border) into a weekly TV series with Winslow, Ridley Scott (Gladiator, The Martian, Black Hawk Down) and Shane Salerno (Avatar 2-5, Savages) as executive producers. Earlier books, Savages (directed by three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone) and The Death and Life of Bobby Z, were made into films. We will schedule a television tie-in edition of The Border when the series premiere date is known.THE FORCE FILM: Film rights to The Force sold to Twentieth Century Fox in a major multi-million-dollar deal with Oscar nominee James Mangold (Walk the Line, Logan, Copland) directing from a screenplay by Oscar nominee Scott Frank (Out of Sight, Minority Report, Get Shorty). Matt Damon has been attached to star. We will schedule a movie tie-in edition of The Force when the movie release date is known.Competition: Silent Wife;The Fallen;Left You Dead;The Pact;Law of Innocence;Song for Dark Times;Slow Horses;. Michael Connelly;James Ellroy;Lou Berney;Mick Herron;Ian Rankin;Philip Kerr;James Lee Burke;Lee Child;Stephen King;Karin Slaughter;David Baldacci;Peter James;John Grisham;Clive Cussler
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers
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