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The Winter of Frankie Machine has ratings and reviews. El invierno de Frankie Machine e amalgamano gli ingredienti, e la pietanza cucinata da Winslow è appetibile, onesta, divertente. The Power of the Dog is my favorite novel by Don Winslow and it’s on a very short list of my favorite books of all time. El Invierno de Frankie Machine = The Winter of Frankie Machine by Don Winslow at – ISBN – ISBN El invierno de Frankie Machine by Don Winslow at – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones Martínez Roca –

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Nelle prime quaranta pagine facciamo la conoscenza col protagonista, un sessantenne che ha ancora parecchio da insegnare ai pischelli, smentendo il luogo comune che il suo non sia un paese per vecchi.

I read ‘The Power of the Dog’ and ‘The Cartel’, both big sprawling visceral, and brilliant, commentaries on the War on Drugs, and his latest, ‘The Force’, a stunning ‘dirty cop’ novel whose central character, and anti-Serpico, vehemently believes that he is the good guy.

El Invierno de Frankie Machine

If you don’t read the inside flap or the summary at all, you have no idea that Frankie Machianno is a mafia dude at all. So this began brilliantly, even better than The Power of the Dog, Winslow describes Frankie’s ordinary life with real skill and emotion.

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Don lives on an old ranch in the San Diego area with his wife, Jean, and son, Thomas. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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However, that’s about drug cartels and that’s not for me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This was a fun book.

Highly recommended to those who like crime, organised crime, good writing or intrigue. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.


And they all speak to my need for the beach and revenge. I am df to see how it ended! I wish I could’ve reviewed this when I finished it, frankoe mind was filled with superlatives, interesting comparisons and a strong analysis, however since that plane journey I have read 3 more books and spent my days walking around Sydney so my ideas are not as fresh.

Mmachine unique thing is that Winslow has taken it over the top to a Grand Theft Auto scale where you’ll also be ducking frqnkie and participating in crazy shootouts. The Ajahn laughed as he talked about the ridiculousness of surfers. Mar 23, James Thane rated it it was amazing Shelves: Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. It began years ago when he was a driver and hanger on for first one crime boss th Winslow really hit his stride with this thriller.

Someone wants This is the first book I’ve read by this author. Each book is like a giant spider web.

Description Frankie Machianno, a hard-working entrepreneur, passionate lover, part-time surf bum, and full-time dad, is a widely recognized pillar of his waterfront community. Having worked in a bait shop myself during a college summer I can totally relate to the Zen nature of selling worms.

They struggle to paddle through the crashing surf in search of their perfect wave. At one time he was a killer for hire for one of the country’s notorious mobs.

He got his diploma, but then what was he supposed to do? Refresh and try again. That said, every single scene wl engaging in its own right and I enjoyed every page.

The Winter of Frankie Machine

Also noteworthy was the role of Frankie as a legendary gunman and so the young guns, the up and comers, are anxious to prove themselves against this established hero.

Jul 18, Alan Taylor rated it it was amazing.

I still feel the story of Frankie Machine is a solid piece of storytelling and Winslow a great talent, but I’m not so sure about shelving it as a favorite. However, it seems Frankie keeps one step ahead of them.


The plan goes awry, Frankie survives, and the remainder of the book deals with his trying to dodge subsequent attempts on his life while figuring out who’s behind the assassination attack. Something has come from Frankie’s past and wrapped its tentacles around him and, through a series of flashbacks, Frankie iinvierno a machinf down dee lane and the history of the west coast crime families is laid out piece by piece.

You’ll never The Power of the Dog is my favorite novel by Don Winslow and it’s on a very short list of my favorite books of all time. May 18, Jennifer Gaarder rated it it winwlow amazing. And Frankie Machine, mafia killer, is flawed but in Winslow’s hands, he seems like the kind of guy you’d like to hang out with.

The ending of the novel is dramatic and exciting, but does feel a little rushed, and a teeny bit annoying. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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The Winter of Frankie Machine by Don Winslow

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. My very first novel by Don Winslow, and definitely not the last mchine.

This book sucked me in from page 1 I often find that such a cliched saying but in this case, it’s so Wow.

The Power of the Dog is my favorite novel by Don Winslow and it’s on a very short list of my favorite books of all time.