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I read The Cartel first and this one second. Share your thoughts with other customers. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. Grandi descrizioni di quelle che mi viene da definire scenografie interni ed esterni. When that goes beyond a certain point, your characters begin to hollow out and become cartoons or pieces to move around.

It was all about the discovery of revealing concepts and bizarre things. Whether as a motivator or as a pretext for land or other power exchange, theology can be a force that exerts its power over us in clear or metaphysical ways.

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There were a lot of characters and a lot of things going on. Classic historical fiction does this by fictionalizing the primary characters and activities, but keeping the setting and the scenes as close to reality as possible. There is also a prostitute with an honest soul and an Irish assassin looking for peace, an omelet and the girl who “got away”.

Apart from the frenetic action, Winslow also takes care to show us the big picture of the drug trade. No, stay with me. The prequel to The Carteland set about 10 years earlier, The Power of the Dog e a brilliant cast of characters.

Simply, the best book I have ever read. I think that is a popular gambit.


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If you want realism, all the fl checked, then view your favorite documentary, or news column not that facts are checked in the newsor gain your verisimilitude from reality TV! Doh dark novel by Californian Don Winslow about the never-ending “war on drugs” and the various efforts of the U.

This is not a mere cop and crime story. I got about 50 pages in and knew that I should have gotten around to this earlier and was peeved at myself for wasting time this year on more disappointing reads.

Keller was actually a tool. Very glad I did. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

While not strictly historical fiction, because Winslow tends to change the names to protect the guilty, and omit the names to blur which Presidential Administration particular acts may be attributed to, consider this a sweeping look at “The War on Drugs” from the founding days of the Drug Enforcement Administration in the mids to the end of the Nineties.

I uttered more than one “Omg! So, get over it. How the hell does anyone make a sound like dddddddddd? Product details File Size: Please try again later. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

The second half was better, but could have been better edited. Did Bill get his reviews mixed up? That said, this is not escapist fiction. Don Winslow’s made a good living being the go Like the Cold War was for spy novelists, the “War on Drugs” has been the gift that keeps on giving for crime writers the world over.

He’s got an Ollie North stand in, and George Bush’s indoctrinations of the Contra guns for dope scam. Well-researched but also extremely violent with repeated, cataclysmic collateral damage.

Every character was fascinating and I found myself rooting for all of them, especially Art Keller and his unwavering drive to bring down the Barreras, and Sean Callan, a young New Yorker whose fateful decision to protect his buddy leads him into a life of violence where he faces a constant struggle to keep his morals.


If you liked these books, I’d definitely suggest you consider just about anything by Mario Puzo including the Godfather series. Want to Read saving…. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: There is the pre-human, foundational power of sinew, tooth and claw — the muscular, violent power of strength and speed in martial contest seen in modern use as military might but existing in a microcosm on any playground, gym or bar.

Y mi vida de las garras del perro Novela dura donde las haya. Save us from the power of the dog. Enter the Mafia Connection.

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In a way I wish I would have read a physical copy of this because it would have made stopping to look up the historical events easier. A beautiful woman has power, latent in her every move, glance and gesture. While not strictly historical fiction, because Winslow tends to change the names to protect the guilty, and omit the names to blur which Presidential Administration particular acts may be attributed to, c The Power of the Dog: Jul 01, Jonfaith rated it liked it.

Don Winslow’s made a good living being the gonzo John le Carre of cartel noirand this book is where he started.

This covers the time period from the 70’s to the beginning of the ‘s. It aligns so many real and hypothesized events in history, with Winslow’s well crafted fictional characters — that in essence he’s just giving us all a history lesson.

Actually, it’s a half-star, but once again fractional stars aren’t at our fingertips.