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John Atkinson Books Published: Book Club Associates, In general, I found some parts of the book far too detailed for my liking. But, the respect people of different ba My impression is that the book started off slow giving you so much detail about Algeria, OAS, and other secret services. The Day of the Jackal is one of the timeless classics among the thrillers for sure.

The above is all historical fact and provides a terrific lead in for Forsyth to seamlessly transition into the fictional story. The title should be at least 4 characters long. The Jackal will use anyone and anything to win this game he has started.

An early printing of the U. He also included the intricacies dy political plotting and the difficulty, even with a small group, in keeping anything a secret. Published October 4th by Bantam first published August 6th Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

Bound in red, white and blue boards in peephole slipcase that shows a profile of DeGaulle on the front panel of the book. But finding the Jackal is not so easy, and he always seems to be one step ahead of them until the last shattering moment. Inscribed by Forsyth on the title page. One thing that struck me in this reading of The Day of the Jackal was that, while one part of my brain was firmly on the side of Lebel forsyyth his need to stop the assassin, another part of me was admiring the Jackal’s ingenuity and cool head, and almost wanted him to “win.


Even though you know the end at the beginning, it is the journey that is exciting. Copyright by Frederick Forsythe A Murder of Quality. The character of the French Detective is a small, unassuming and henpecked man but his looks belie his sharp intellect and tenacity.

The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

A few spots of faint soiling on rear panel. Since my native language is Arabic not english, I had difficulties understanding the first chapetr, especially with the small letters used in the edition I baught.

Full Review Apparently the real ffrederick “Carlos the Jackal” was given his nickname because this book was spotted on him. We appreciate your feedback. Part 2 of the story is easily my favorite part of the book. He’s the consummate killer, using money, sex, drugs and whatever other tools are at his disposal This is one of the great classics in the suspense novel genre, and with good reason.

An excellent example of how to create tension when you know the outcome DeGaulle was not assassinated!

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This was especially a problem in the early part of the book before the chase really gets going. The First UK printing published by Hutchinson in I enjoy the unknown and the mystery of the unravelling. I liked but didn’t love this one.


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Haven’t found a book which can be at par with The Day of the Jackal. And yet, it is one of the best examples I’ve read of page-turning, heart-stopping, breath-holding suspense writing.

His expertise on guns, disguising the identity, choosing the liberation day to kill the president, Role of Claude Lebel, how to track Jackal when there was not even enough technology compared to the present, i m awestruck, not only the content, this book is written with such brevity, u won’t even feel like anything has been added to increase the length of the book.

The beginning of a genre. This book is a true story; therefore, ferderick me it starts to get good when the Jackal enters the novel. Using the third-person omniscient form, Forsyth takes us into the minds frwderick actions of the plotters, the police, and the Jackal himself.

Rare Book Cellar Published: On Ebay the leather bound editions sell for at least thirty dollars a piece so way to go honey. I try not to get excited frederivk movies straying from the source material.

Octavo in half gray cloth decorated in red, red paper covered boards. Very rare “Advance Reading Copy” of the author’s scarce first novel.

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A terrific read, fast paced, tautly written and excellent characterisation. Tom Clancy Power and Empire. Red hardback cloth cover.