The Cartel

Editorial Review - Publishers Weekly - Don Winslow

Set in 2004, Winslow’s masterly sequel to The Power of the Dog (2005) continues his epic story of the Mexican drug wars. DEA agent Art Keller has withdrawn from the world, tending bees for a New Mexico monastery, when he receives word that his old nemesis, Adán Barrera, leader of the Sinaloan cartel El Federación, has escaped from prison and is intent on reestablishing control of his empire ... Read full review

Review: The Cartel

Editorial Review - - Joe Hartlaub

Full disclosure: I've become obsessed recently with the border noir subgenre of crime fiction; this, as I grow ever older (that's not a complaint) and harder to please (that's not a complaint, either). I wasn't very worried about liking Don Winslow's drugandbloodsoaked opus THE CARTEL, which is not so much a sequel to THE POWER OF THE DOG as a continuation of it. Given that it was published a ... Read full review

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