Ben, Chon, and O are twentysomething best friends living the dream in Southern California. Together they have made a small fortune producing premium-grade marijuana, a product so potent that the Mexican Baja Cartel demands a cut. When Ben and Chon refuse to back down, the cartel kidnaps O,... show more
Ben, Chon, and O are twentysomething best friends living the dream in Southern California. Together they have made a small fortune producing premium-grade marijuana, a product so potent that the Mexican Baja Cartel demands a cut. When Ben and Chon refuse to back down, the cartel kidnaps O, igniting a dizzying array of high-octane negotiations and stunning plot twists as they risk everything to free her. The result is a provocative, sexy, and darkly engrossing thrill ride, an ultra-contemporary love story that will leave you breathless.
Publish date: May 29th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Savages (#1)
This is my first encounter with Don Winslow and if his other novels are anything like Savages, I plan to devour them all. Winslow's writing style is definitely one that people are going to either love or hate. It is a style that has been attempted by many but rarely pulled off, often becoming annoyi...
This was just ok for me.I have been on this kick lately, where I want to read the book before I see the movie. Well this is one of those times where the book is supposed to be better than the movie...I haven't seen the movie yet, but I'm guessing it's better than this book.Don't get me wrong; all th...
I've never been too impressed by people who need slang, clothes, and things to advertise their cool. I'm probably more tolerant of it now than when I was younger, because it's kind of cute to see people try on and discard personas like underwear. I guess I'm tolerant, less judgemental, more relaxed....
Easy to finish because the pacing is (thankfully) very fast. Difficult to get through because it was like listening to an obnoxious try-too-hard spinning some wishful fantasy about nymphomaniac rich girls and white guys from the suburbs making it big in the drug trade and then righteously shooting u...
It was read in a hot summer without much expectations and found wanting even so.Provocative? really? would have been good.