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The Day of the Jackal : The legendary assassination thriller, Paperback / softback Book

The Day of the Jackal : The legendary assassination thriller Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


**Soon to be a major TV series directed by Brian Kirk****The 50th Anniversary Edition with a new introduction by Lee Child**'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________________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 . . . ________________'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


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