The Border

The Border

The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force. What do you do when there are no borders?  When the lines you thought existed simply vanish?  How do you plant your feet to make a stand when you no longer know what side you?re on? The war has come home. For over forty years, Art Keller has been on The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestse...

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Title:The Border
Author:Don Winslow
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:The Border
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Number of Pages:768 pages pages

The Border Reviews

  • Leftbanker
    Mar 18, 2019
    No one cold accuse Don Winslow of a lack of ambition. The scope of this novel dwarfs almost anything we would consider to be a literary novel. Whatever skill he may lack as a wordsmith, he more than makes up for in this shotgun blast of a story that takes down everyone even remotely in...
  • Kemper
    Apr 08, 2019
    They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result. So maybe America should start questioning its ?war on drugs? which is almost 50 years old now? Nah. Let?s just keep doing the same thing we always have. It...
  • Tom
    Mar 14, 2019
    Don Winslow brings to a close his two decades obsession with the War on Drugs and the people involved, principally Art Keller and Adan Barrera. The Border has Adan dead (or is he? Adan Vive the people scrawl) and Art fighting a new threat, the people in America who profit by the obscen...
  • Skip
    Mar 23, 2019
    This is the concluding book of Don Winslow's well-researched trilogy on America's longest-running war: the war on drugs, with a primary focus on Mexico, and especially, the Sinaloa cartel. For maximum enjoyment, read The Power of the Dog [2005] and The Cartel [2015] first, and be prepa...
  • Janet
    Apr 04, 2019
    If you only read one book this year, make it this one. I eagerly anticipated this third book in Winslow?s trilogy for almost 2 years after he told me at a BEA that he was working on it. At 720 pages, it?s a doorstopper but Winslow provides backstory so that it can be enjoyed as a s...
  • Diana
    Mar 04, 2019
    HOLY SH?!! ...
  • Brandon
    Mar 11, 2019
    Twice now, Don Winslow believed he was out. After finishing 2005?s The Power of the Dog, he?d felt he said his piece on the war on drugs. Then, nearly a decade later, he sat down at a keyboard and started typing what would become his follow-up to The Power of the Dog, The Cartel...
  • Thomas Pluck
    Feb 05, 2019
    A superlative ending to the Power of the Dog trilogy, The Border is a perfect blend of the first two volumes. The epic sprawl of The Cartel is cut back, though we see a broad swath of the people affected by the drug war, from a migrant child fleeing gang violence, an addict struggling ...
  • James Thane
    Apr 02, 2019
    They have not yet invented a sufficient number of superlatives to describe how much I loved this book. It's an absolute masterpiece and a very worthy conclusion to the trilogy that Winslow began with The Power of the Dog in 2005. It's a sweeping epic with a huge cast that clocks in at ...
  • Ben Ostrander
    Mar 29, 2019
    After a writing journey of over 20 years, Don Winslow hits it way out of the park with this incredible finale to his trilogy. Everything about this book hit the superior bell. Absolutely marvelous! Thanks, Don. ...
  • Richard
    May 23, 2019
    This was one of the most epic reading experiences I've had in a very long time. This is the massive conclusion to Don Winslow's Border Trilogy, THE definitive piece of fiction that focuses on the War on Drugs. Throughout these three big books, Winslow leaves no stone unturned in this s...
  • Stephen
    May 28, 2019
    The third in the series and very much more of the same - if you liked the first two, you will like this one too. Main difference is a very realistic President of the USA as one of the characters. As with the previous two, I really enjoyed it but it's just short of 5 stars because of th...
  • Debra
    Dec 06, 2018
    Stephen King recommended series. He tweeted: ?These books are coolness.? He tweeted: "Reading THE BORDER, by Don Winslow (out next month). Man is a balls-to-the-wall storyteller. A harsh, important book. Favorite line so far: "The difference between a hedge fund manager and a [d...
  • Bill
    Mar 29, 2019
    Quite possibly the best trilogy I have ever read. Truly outstanding in every way. ...
  • Michael Hicks
    Apr 18, 2019
    My review of THE BORDER can be found at High Fever Books. Thanks to political connections made during the Guatemala raid at the climax of The Cartel, Art Keller is named head of the Drug Enforcement Agency to combat America?s burgeoning heroin epidemic. His efforts at combating th...
  • Char
    Mar 12, 2019
    THE BORDER is the last book in the POWER OF THE DOG trilogy. All I can say is WOW. It was everything I hoped for and more. Brutal criminals, sometimes even more brutal law enforcement, international drug wars, politics, and the absolutely fabulous Ray Porter relating it all in that ...
  • Linnaea
    Jun 11, 2019
    What a ride. It has been a long time since I've sat down and read a book through. This one did it. Part of the reason may be that there is a lot more Washington in this book, part of it may be that I can recognize more people and events in this book. It was both heartbreaking and exci...
  • Alex
    Mar 10, 2019
    I thankfully discovered Don Winslow several years ago when the second leg of his now complete The Cartel trilogy, was released. I picked up the audiobook and was captured immediately, taken deep into the world of drugs and its traffickers, and the accompanying violence and corruption. ...
  • Burt
    Apr 08, 2019
    I am an unabashed fan of Don Winslow in general and his trilogy about the drug wars in particular. While Power of the Dog is a satisfying breakfast and The Cartel is a great lunch, The Border is a full on banquet. Winslow grabs you on the first page and never lets go for the next 715 p...
  • Ken Kelsch
    Mar 10, 2019
    Disappointing I couldn't wait for this to come out. I sped through the first 2 books. This is way too California anti Trump syndrome to ignore. I hate paying to have politics rammed down my throat. ...
  • Chris Berko
    Mar 05, 2019
    4.5 stars. The first two books in this trilogy were perfection, I removed a half star from this one because there were two or three chapters that I felt did not fit into the overall flow and were a bit unnecessary. That being said I feel that these books deserve a place amongst the ver...
  • Ed Mckeon
    Mar 22, 2019
    Though you could read this as a standalone, I'd recommend reading The Power of the Dog and The Cartel first. At 700 pages, there's plenty of story here, and no filler. There is a bit of catch-up explication to start, but once it picks up speed, hold on. There's much to recommend it, fr...
  • Stuart Ashenbrenner
    Mar 06, 2019
    Don Winslow is a master. This is such a great ending to a fantastic trilogy. This book locks you in within 5 minutes of starting it, and it does not let up until the last words. I would HIGHLY recommend reading the first two books in the series if you have not done so yet. It wil...
  • Peter
    Mar 09, 2019
    The Border (2018) follows The Power of the Dog (2005) and The Cartel (2015) as the last in Don Winslow's powerful and disturbing trilogy of the rise of Mexican drug cartels. Each novel follows a generation of Mexican drug families: Dog introduces us to the diverse families that started...
  • Steven Z.
    Mar 18, 2019
    After completing THE FORCE, the second installment of Don Winslow?s THE POWER OF THE DOG trilogy that encompasses the narco-drug world that resides in Mexico, but also a symbiotic relationship with areas of the United States, I looked forward to seeing how his fictional account with ...
  • Dave
    Mar 06, 2019
    The Final Book of the Trilogy The Border is the final concluding chapter to Winslow?s magnum opus, his trilogy about the long-running drug war. Like the first two lengthy chapters in the trilogy, The Power the Dog and the Cartel, The Border is a broad, sweeping epic telling multip...
  • Jay Dwight
    Feb 12, 2019
    I can?t imagine anything will beat this as my best read of 2019. An epic tale. A modern masterpiece from an absolutely brilliant writer. Following on from The Cartel, Art Keller?s war on the drug trade continues, but now the war has crossed the border into the USA. So m...
  • Donna Hines
    Mar 24, 2019
    We cannot build a wall, a fence, a border across the entire United States. We cannot end the drug cartel put every bad person in prison, lock em all up. What we can do is what we've been doing because when each member of the cartel are caught thousands more are scattering to get in t...
  • Scott  Hitchcock
    May 14, 2019
    Book 1: 4* Book 2: 4* Book 3: 4* Great ending to a great series. America really has become the great plutocracy where the rich manipulate guns, drugs, real estate and everything else just to line their pockets. The avarice at the highest levels making capitalism a convenient lie. ...
  • Maureen Carden
    May 26, 2019
    My original thought was to write a two word review over and over again but it wouldn't never make it onto Amazon. So the cleaned up version would have been "holy cow, holy cow, " over and over. Then I decided to write a tiny bit more. This was an extremely powerful book, the last in a...