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Description - The Force by Don Winslow

'Intensely human in its tragic details, positively Shakespearian in its epic sweep - probably the best cop novel ever written.' Lee Child. Don Winslow, the acclaimed, award-winning, bestselling author of The Cartel and The Power of the Dog, delivers a cinematic epic as explosive, powerful and unforgettable as Mystic River and The Wire. 'The Force is mesmerizing, a triumph. Think The Godfather, only with cops. It's that good.' Stephen KingAll Denny Malone wants is to be a good cop.He is a highly decorated NYPD detective sergeant and the leader of 'Da Force'. Malone and his crew are an elite special unit given carte blanche to fight gangs, drugs and guns. Every day and every night for eighteen years, Malone has served on the front lines, witnessing the hurt, the dead, the victims, the perps. He's done whatever it takes to serve and protect in a city built by ambition and corruption, where no one is clean-including Malone himself.What only a few know is that Denny Malone is dirty. Now he's caught in a trap and being squeezed by the Feds, and he must walk the thin line between betraying his brothers and partners, the Job, his family, and the woman he loves, trying to survive, body and soul, while the city teeters on the brink of a racial conflagration that could destroy them all.Based on years of research inside the NYPD, The Force is a searing portrait of a city on the brink and of a courageous, heroic, and deeply flawed man who stands at the edge of its abyss. '[An] epic novel of devastating moral complexity ...Fans of modern masters such as Don DeLillo, Richard Price, and George Pelecanos will be richly rewarded.' Publishers Weekly 'One of the best thriller writers on the planet' Esquire 'There is no higher mark for a storyteller than to both educate and entertain. With Winslow these aspects are entwined like strands of DNA. He's a master.' Michael Connelly'A gut-punch of a novel. Big, ambitious, violent and wildly entertaining, Don Winslow's latest is an absolute must-read.' Harlan Coben on The Cartel 'Tense, brutal, wildly atmospheric, stunningly plotted, deeply etched' James Ellroy on The Cartel

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781460753545
ISBN-10: 1460753542
Format: Paperback
Pages: 496
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

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