The Day of the Jackal

The legendary assassination thriller

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'As gripping now as it was 50 years ago' THE TIMES

'Masterful suspense . . . The Day of the Jackal changed the shape of popular fiction from the moment it was finished' BEN MACINTYRE
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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

'A perfect example of the adventure story . . . well written, entirely believable, with this intriguing, enigmatic character at its centre' ROBERT HARRIS

'A year-zero, game-changing thriller, one of the most significant of all time' LEE CHILD

'Wonderful and way ahead of its time' JAMES PATTERSON

'An extraordinary book' NICK ROBINSON, BBC RADIO 4 TODAY PROGRAMME

'A masterpiece' MARCUS SCRIVEN, MAIL ON SUNDAY

'I was spellbound . . . riveted by this chilling story.' GUARDIAN

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

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