The Kings of Cool
Publish date: June 19th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Honestly, after reading this, I can't believe this book was anywhere near as good as it was. In fact, it was down right awesome.Savages is a tremendous novel. It was my first exposure to Winslow and I immediately fell for his razor sharp prose. It's just so.. cool. Is that word OK to use or does...
And now for something completely different... I've read almost anything Don Winslow has written and this time he breaks new ground with this book in terms of narrative structure (I haven't read "Savages yet). High kinetic energy throughout the entire book! The narrative jumps all over the place, bac...
The gist is this: Ben's mom once slept with Chon's dad, who met Chon's mom at a party where O's mom supplied the coke, and they all know a kingpin called Doc (who is also O's real father) who was known to a DEA agent named Dennis who is now on Ben's payroll. Everyone is involved, but no one knows fo...
I really liked the book Savages so when I saw that there was a prequel to the book that gave us the story before the story, boy was I excited. Don Winslow goes back in time to give us the origins of Savages; how Chon, Ben and O became the trio that they are and the history that brought them to this ...
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