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A.J. Quinnell (1940–2005)

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Was working on a prequel to his novel "Man on Fire" at the time of his death. See more trivia »

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(age 65) in Gozo, Malta

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 2004 Man on Fire (novel)
 1987 Man on Fire (novel "Man On Fire")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (featuring Creasy): "The Perfect Kill" (1992) See more »

Alternate Names:

Philip Nicholson
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Personal Quote:

There was no specific event that led me to write 'Man on Fire'. Two things stuck in my mind. Sometime in the sixties the eldest son of a rich Singaporean business man was kidnapped by a triad gang. The man had eleven children. He refused to pay the ransom and his son was murdered. His refusal meant that his other children would never be targets. The will to make that sacrifice fascinated me. ... See more »

Trivia:

Quinnell published five novels featuring his character, Creasy: Man on Fire (1980), The Perfect Kill (1992), The Blue Ring (1993), Black Horn (1994), Message from Hell (1996). He was working on a sixth, tentatively titled Priests of a Dead God, at the time of his death. See more »

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