In Savages, two pals from Laguna Beach pals share the same girlfriend and a thriving business growing and distributing the best-quality pot on the planet. When they resist being muscled by a Mexican drug cartel, the girl is kidnapped and the ransom is every cent they’ve made for the last five years. They agree to pay but hatch an alternate plan to get her back, get revenge, and then get lost.
Riddled with bullets, heated by explicit sex, and splattered with blood, Savages is not for the squeamish, but it’s a must for Winslow fans.
Spare, clipped expository prose and hip, spot-on dialogue have propelled this visceral crime novel from Winslow to early critical acclaim that includes a starred review from Booklist. The New York Times describes Savages as a “startling bid for attention”.
And now it has been reported that famed director Oliver Stone… (more…)