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The Day of the Jackal By Frederick Forsyth

The Day of the Jackal
by Frederick Forsyth

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One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of the struggle to catch a killer before it's too late. The Day of the Jackal made Frederick Forsyth a world-famous writer overnight and changed the modern thriller.
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The Day of the Jackal Summary


The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of the struggle to catch a killer before it's too late. It is 1963 and an anonymous Englishman has been hired by the Operations Chief of the O.A.S. to murder General de Galle. A failed attempt in the previous year means the target will be nearly impossible to get to. But this latest plot involves a lethal weapon: an assassin of legendary talent. Known only as The Jackal this remorseless and deadly killer must be stopped, but how do you track a man who exists in name alone? The Day of the Jackal made Frederick Forsyth a world-famous writer overnight and changed the modern thriller. Its appeal is simple - it's just one of the most exciting books ever written.

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The Day of the Jackal Reviews


"In a class by itself. Unputdownable." * Sunday Times *
"Mr Forsyth is clever. Very clever and immensely entertaining." * Daily Telegraph *
"I was spellbound ... riveted by this chilling story." * Guardian *
"It is no exaggeration to say The Day of the Jackal has influenced a generation of thriller writers... Before, thrillers were self-evidently works of the imagination. Forsyth changed all that; never before had a popular novelist created a world that seemed indistinguishable from real life... Few writers can claim to have changed the literary landscape. Forty years ago, a penniless British journalist, unwittingly or not, did just that" * Guardian *

About Frederick Forsyth


Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as `the book that broke the mould', with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.

Additional information

GOR000566746
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
Frederick Forsyth
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
1995-06-15
416
009955271X
9780099552710
N/A
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