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The Day of the Jackal
by Frederick Forsyth

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Librarian note: an alternate cover for this edition can be found here. 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 Librarian note: an alternate cover for this edition can be found here. 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.

Frederick Forsyth

About The Day of the Jackal Description

Frederick Forsyth, CBE 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 Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, and recently The Cobra and The Kill List. The son of a furrier, he was born in Ashford, Kent, educated at Tonbridge Scho

Data Book The Day of the Jackal

Original Title The Day of the Jackal ISBN 0553266306 (ISBN13: 9780553266306 ) Edition Language English Characters the Jackal, Claude Lebel, Victor Kowalski, Jacqueline Dumas setting France, 1963 Paris, 1963 (France) Literary Awards Martin Beck Award (1972), Edgar Award for Best Novel (1972) (173)