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09-29-2008, 03:09 PM #1
Frederick Forsyth: A collection
Frederick Forsyth, CBE (born August 25, 1938) is an English author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger and recently The Afghan.
His first full length novel, The Day of the Jackal, was published in 1971 and became an international bestseller. It was later made into a film of the same name. It also earned him the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. In this book, the Organisation armée secrète hires an assassin to kill Charles de Gaulle.
In 1994, Forsyth published The Fist of God, about the first Gulf War. Next, in 1996, he published Icon, about the rise of fascists to power in post-Soviet Russia.
His latest book, The Afghan, published in August 2006, is an indirect sequel to The Fist of God. Set in the very near future, the threat of a catastrophic assault on the West, discovered on a senior al-Qaeda member's computer, compels the leaders of the U.S. and the UK to attempt a desperate gambit—to substitute a seasoned British operative, retired Col. Mike Martin (of The Fist of God), for an Afghan Taliban commander being held prisoner at Guantánamo Bay.
Avenger, published in September 2003, is about a Canadian billionaire who hires a Vietnam veteran to bring his grandson's killer to the US.
crayxmpNOTE: Books included are The Fist of God, The Day of the Jackal, Avenger, Afghan & Icon
09-30-2008, 07:32 AM #2
Seems interesting, might try it out.An Everlasting Summer Romance --- In Process
09-30-2008, 11:39 AM #3
Tx for the appreciation mates!
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