The Power of the Dog (Paperback)
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The Power of the Dog (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 27/04/2006
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'Breathtaking' JEREMY CLARKSON
'Winslow's masterpiece (so far) ... should have a place on every crime freak's bookshelf. Superb' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
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A brilliant page-turning thriller of power and revenge on the front lines of the drug war.

Drug lord Miguel Angel Barrera is head of the Mexican drug federacion, responsible for millions of dollars worth of cocaine traffic into the US and the torture and murder of those who stand in its way. His nephew, Adan Barrera, is his worthy successor.

Art Keller is a US government operative, so determined to obtain revenge for a murdered colleague that his pursuit of the cartel veers dangerously towards an obsession outside the law. In a brutal world filled with striking characters, from a high class prostitute to an Irish hitman and a charismatic Catholic priest, everyone is in search of some kind of salvation - or damnation...

Don Winslow's masterpiece is not only a page-turning thriller but also a rich and compelling novel in the league of James Ellroy or Don DeLillo.
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The Cartel, the blockbuster sequel to The Power of the Dog, is also available.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099464983
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 383 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm


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The Power of the Dog throws shadows a mile long. Fearless, humane, aesthetically fervent, it's also passionate, unapologetic, gorgeously written and unquestionably authentic. * Dennis Lehane *
Don Winslow is the kind of cult writer who is so good you almost want to keep him to yourself. -- Ian Rankin
The first great dope novel since Dog Soldiers thirty years ago. It's frightening and sad, with a superbly sustained intensity. A beautifully compressed vision of hell, with all its attendant moral madness. -- James Ellroy
A damn good read. If you've never read Don Winslow, start now. -- Val McDermid
It is impossible in a few words to do [it] justice ... It's a huge book, both in size and scope. * Sunday Telegraph *

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“The Power of the Dog”

I thought this book was fantastic, more twists and turns than an old country lane. It tells the story of one mans quest to rid a drug cartel of it's power, wealth and status. The story is often told from the... More

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“The Power of the Dog”

Possibly the best and most powerful book I have ever read. Beg, borrow,buy or steal a copy ASAP!

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“The Power of the Dog”

An utterly fantastic read and probably the most gripping and exciting thriller and crime novel I have ever read. Memorable characters, plot twists and action, including extreme violence and a journey through the hell... More

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