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A.J. Quinnell (1940–2005)


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 trivia »


(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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Novel (featuring Creasy): "Man on Fire" (filmed as 'Man on Fire (1987)' and 'Man on Fire (2004)') See more »

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Philip Nicholson

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Creasy was based on a mixture of characters that I knew in the sixties and seventies in Africa and Vietnam. See more »


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

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