The Day of the Jackal has ratings and reviews. Jeffrey said: ”A professional does not act out of fervour and is therefore more calm and less. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic. A professional assassin codenamed “Jackal” plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the Frederick Forsyth (book), Kenneth Ross (screenplay) . Chacal See more».

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Remember reading this many years ago but thoroughly enjoyed it the second time around. They know how to kill and have killed, but to assassinate a public figure like de Gaulle requires something more than just someone motivated to kill him.

Technically proficient and drenched in details, this is as authentic chscal anatomy of an assassination attempt I have ever seen. The result is a race to the finish and I found it to be a very effective race even though we all sl that de Gaulle died seven years later in The meeting broke up as usual around midnight. Check out IMDb’s Streaming Guide to see what’s new on Netflix, find out if your favorite streaming show has been renewed or canceled, and more.


For the film adaptation of the novel, see The Day of the Jackal film. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. One of the things that I like about Goodreads is that it’s more than just a bunch of book reviews. The Jackal also knows his hardware. Set up a giveaway.

In a way that is good and bad. While the first chapter or two is dry, it provide the read with an excellent synopsis of the Algerian war, De Gaulle’s rise, fall and second ascent to the presidency.

The Day of the Jackal

It reads like a reconstruction of historical fact, and, that said, could have used a little more fiction-writing technique in places to add vividness. Very much a cat and mouse chase by the last third. However, one of Thomas’s subordinates suggests that if the assassin were an Englishman, but primarily operated abroad, he would most probably come to the attention of the Secret Intelligence Service.

But I learned one thing after reading this book, and that was that archaic books like this died intestate. But, the respect people of different backgrounds have for a person’s abilities, talents, and skills can bridge continents.


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dka Jul 15, Varun rated it really liked it. The book begins in with the historical failed attempt on de Gaulle’s life planned by Col.

Fotsyth eludes both of these story killers and maintains excellent narrative flow. He can change his personality, his appearance, and his passport with one quick stop in a deep doorway.

On Ebay the leather bound editions sell for at least thirty dollars a piece so way to go honey. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The rest of the meeting is at a loss to suggest how to proceed, until a Commissioner of the Police Judiciaire reasons that their first and most essential step is to establish the Jackal’s true identity, which is a duty for a police detective.

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