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Publisher Description

'As gripping now as it was 50 years ago' THE TIMES
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50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY LEE CHILD

One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the exhilarating story of the struggle to catch a killer before it's too late.

1963. An anonymous Englishman is hired by the Operations Chief of French terrorist organisation O.A.S. to murder the French president, General Charles de Gaulle. A failed attempt in the previous year means the target will be nearly impossible to reach.

Only one man could do the job: an assassin of legendary talent known only as The Jackal.

This remorseless and deadly killer must be stopped. But he is a man without a name, without an identity; a lethal spectre.

How can you stop an assassin nobody can identify? The task falls to the best detective in France - and the price of failure is unthinkable.
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'In a class by itself. Unputdownable.' SUNDAY TIMES

'Very clever and immensely entertaining' DAILY TELEGRAPH

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
RELEASED
2010
25 May
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Mr.Mud ,

Brilliant

Truly gripping, told in great detail, a story that remains as mysterious as it began. Fantastic read, all the way through.

Geoff157 ,

Day of the Jackal

I have read the "Book" before!
Now have read it agin Kindle style!
Both I liked & will possibly read again at some time!!
Have seen the Film & liked it, tho trying to obtain another copy to watch!!
Excellent, Frederick Forsyth brilliant writer!!
Geoff Saunders

Universal Export ,

Universal Export

Still utterly brilliant

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