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The Day of the Jackal by  Frederick Forsyth - Paperback - 1979 - from Orielis' Books and

The Day of the Jackal

by Forsyth, Frederick

Condition: Very Good

New York: Bantam Books. Very Good. 1979. Mass Market Paperback. 0553199803 . Spine/covers a bit creased, some minor shelf wear.

Here is Frederick Forsyth's first novel, which instantly established him as a top notch writer a generation ago.
"The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the world. An assassin with a contract to kill the world's most heavily guarded man.
One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secretive not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems tat there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal. "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

The Day of the Jackal (1971) is a thriller novel by English writer Frederick Forsyth, about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. The Day of the Jackal is a novel of the spy fiction genre, praised for its convincing portrayal of France in 1963, and its carefully thought-out plot.


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