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A group of disaffected former military officers fail repeatedly to kill the president of France, so they hire a professional.

Liked the premise of the story, the lone assassin taking on the might of the French Police, a real game of cat and mouse. The execution was reported on the 8 a. Step by step the reader follows the Englishgent as he arranges the creation of false identities, the design and production of the perfect weapon, extensively studies de Gaulle, selects the appropriate time and place for the kill, and identifies his escape route.

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The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth. Books by Frederick Forsyth. The iconic wrapper design remains very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector. That’s an impressive piece of writing if you ask me. There were new characters that fredeeick making entry until the last pages. Rather Be the Devil.


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Everyone was reading and loving this story that took just over a week to write. The assets and procedure the French police use to track him down is equally impressive.

On Ebay the leather bound editions sell for at least thirty dollars a piece so way to go honey. The Day of the Jackal is a thriller novel, written by English writer Frederick Forsyth about a dah assassin who is contracted by the OAS, a French differing paramilitary organization, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

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Despite the significant amount of superior that Forsyth brought to this story, my 3 star rating reflects my lack of engagement in the story resulting largely from what I found to be a lack of well-drawn characters and a dearth of emotion in the narrative. This swept through our lives like a simulacrum of the fire of London. I enjoy the unknown and the mystery of the unravelling. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Our Kind of Traitor. So, in a most important sense, we know from the outset how the book ends.


First edition, eighth impression. This was entirely too much page space given to one day.

Using the third-person omniscient form, Forsyth takes us into the minds and actions of the plotters, the police, and the Jackal himself. Remember reading this many years ago but thoroughly enjoyed it the second time around. He’s the consummate killer, using money, sex, drugs and whatever dat tools are at his disposal to get the job done. The story follows two major storylines. Well the character he plays, not the actual actor, but I could suspend belief for a few moments.

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I try not to get excited about movies straying from the source material. What makes Biblio different? Forsyth will describe his characters with a few sentences and then moves on. I listened to this on audiobook and it was an enjoyable listen. Without a doubt, the author amazing eye for detail is a major reason for this. And then of course, we have the main character, The Jackal, who is charming and almost made me forget that he is the baddie of the piece.

I picked this book with great expectations and Frederick Forsyth lived up to my expectation.