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The day of the Jackal

Frederick Forsyth

The day of the Jackal

by Frederick Forsyth

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaulle, Charles de, -- 1890-1970 -- Assassination attempts -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF AVA HELEN AND LINUS PAULING.

    StatementFrederick Forsyth.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18140687M
    ISBN 100552091219

      In its essence, The Day of the Jackal is the story of a manhunt. An assassin is hired to kill the French President, Charles De Gaulle. But the French Surete or French FBI, find out, and with the initially unwilling help of the British MI5, they begin to track him down. What makes the book special is the story of the assassin. The Day of the Jackal is an impressive read. Never have I read a book with such meticulous attention to detail. The first part of the book, aptly titled ‘Anatomy of a Plot’, painstakingly plots the Jackal’s preparations to assassinate the French President, Charles de Gaulle/5().

      APPLE BOOKS REVIEW. Frederick Forsyth’s political thriller felt very timely when it was first published in ; nearly 50 years later, The Day of the Jackal is still tense and suspenseful enough to keep us up long past bedtime. The story follows the mysterious Jackal’s plan to assassinate French President Charles de Gaulle and cunning detective Claude Lebel’s attempt to snuff out the /5(). Reader's Digest Condensed Books "Wild Goose,Brother Goose" "Event " "Bring Me A Unicorn" "Hearts" and "The Day of the Jackal" by et al Mel Ellis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of an anonymous Englishman who in, the spring of , was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the O. A. S., to assassinate General de Gaulle/5(K). The Day of the Jackal by Forsyth, Frederick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The only thing I regret about The Day of the Jackal is that I saw the movie first, so I knew basically what the storyline was before I ever picked up the r, what kept my interest up in reading the book was Forsyth's constant attention to intricate details, fascinating details that really painted the picture a lot more fully and clearly--and without giving away what was going to by: 2.

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