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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El Invierno de Frankie Machine

Apr 22, Michael Franlie rated it it was amazing. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He is forced to become Frankie Machine again to kill before being killed and p This was a good story surrounding a man who had gotten out of the mob and now has a normal productive life, a longtime girlfriend and a daughter who is going to be a doctor.

Surfer, former Marine, Vietnam vet, Mafia hitman, father, bait salesman, businessman, opera fan and civic minded local hero seems like a lot to roll into one character, but Frank is a frnkie figure. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

In the first few chapters, we get a clear picture of who Frank Machianno is, and what his life is like. It’s a most excellent read. I can totally see a movie coming from this one! With the intrigue and writing style this book didn’t last long at all. See 2 questions about The Winter of Frankie Machine….

Don Winslow is one of the modern crime wnslow who started with a series, but then shifted into more character based stand-alone novels, kind of like what Dennis Lehane and George Pelecanos have done.

Frank is relatable as he is a normal guy with normal problems. Open Preview See a Problem? Ce are gangs and then there are gangs and our federal government is the gang of all gangs — macjine king of the mountain, taking on all comers.


The character of Frankie narrates much of the book and feankie us through the ‘greatest hits’ get it? It covered a lot of ground in a short amount of time. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The ti I was concerned about reading a second book by Winslow after Savages was so good, fearful that he just wouldn’t live up to that book and the hype surrounding him, but this book confirms that I am a scaredy cat for no ivnierno reason.

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How does one young kid becomes a hitman for the Mob? Highly recommended to those who like crime, organised crime, good writing or intrigue.

Frankie’s heart shows through in his relationship with his ex-wife, his current mistress and above all his daughter. He is a beloved bait shop owner who also has interests in a linen and a fresh fish business, his days as a hired gunman are far behind him. It’s not that I don’t like grey characters with complex motivations, but that I felt the author was working a bit too hard to make him likable in his later years and the plot resolution was a tad too Hollywood style — like a script custom made for a movie version.

It’s a little annoying.

The villains are mob members that have a personal beef with Frankie, and they are hot on his tail. I really enjoyed this short novel about a retired mafia hitman and his forced re-entry into the life that he used to know.

Frankie has a whole career as a mob hitman behind him, but we’re supposed to beli A lot of good stuff here, but nothing we haven’t seen before. California as opposed to the established settings of Chicago, New York, Las Vegas and surprisingly for me Denver, makes for a sunny, laid-back yet bloody twist on the gambling, drugs and prostitution jnvierno.


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In other words, life is pretty damned good until suddenly the bad old days rear their ugly head. Frank the Bait Guy is also a former organized crime enforcer and hitman known as Frankie “the Machine. Since his daughter just got into medical school, it looks like Frank is going to be busy for frankiie foreseeable future to pay those bills, and that’s just fine with him.

Review quote “Smoothly oiled, superbly assembled. Frankie bends the rules of English and would inspire eye rolling among the prose police but it is not quite as “millennial” as Savages cringe. Hands down, one of the best crime novels I’ve read. The whole Mafia thing is something I buy into straight away, I love that genre more than most others, so much so I would say one of my all time favourite books is Gangster.

Only at the end to we find out Frankie’s ihvierno job: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Winter of Frankie Machine

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’, franoie stunning ‘dirty cop’ novel whose central character, and anti-Serpico, vehemently believes that he is the good guy.

He is forced to become Frankie Machine again to kill before being killed and protect the people inviernno loves. For instance let’s take Frank himself. Winslow is good at what he does. This was a fun book. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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