The Day of the Jackal
Penguin, 2012-09-04 - 432 psl.
THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH
The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.The New York Times
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 that there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal.
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LibraryThing ReviewVartotojo apžvalga - TiffanyAK - LibraryThing
For some reason, this fell a bit short on suspense and engagement for me. It's still an iconic book though, and some of the very start of a rather amazing genre, novelizing historic events in literary ... Skaityti visą apžvalgą
LibraryThing ReviewVartotojo apžvalga - themulhern - LibraryThing
I would not have been able to follow this movie so well if I had not read the book first. The best part...the periscopes that the spectators at the Liberation Day ceremonies were using to watch the events from the sidewalks. Edward Fox smirks a ton in his first persona. Skaityti visą apžvalgą