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The day of the Jackal

One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secret that not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal.

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  • "One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secret that not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal."@en
  • "The story of an anonymous Englishman who, in the spring of 1963, was hired by the Operations Chief of O.A.S. to assassinate General de Gaulle."
  • "The jackal is an Englishman who is a killer at the top of his profession, a man unknown to any secret service in the world, and an assassin with a contract to kill the world's most heavily guarded man."@en
  • ""Jackal" is the code-name of an anonymous Englishman recruited, to assassinate General de Gaulle in 1963. An absorbing narrative, brilliantly researched."@en
  • "An adventure thriller in which an anonymous Englishman who in the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the OAS to assassinate General De Gaulle."
  • "An Englishman plans to assassinate Charles de Gaulle, but police are alerted and begin to hunt him before he succeeds."
  • "France, infuriated by Charles de Gaulle's withdrawal from Algeria, had failed in six known attempts to assassinate the General. This book postulates that the seventh, mostly deadly attempt involved a professional killer-for-hire who would be unknown to the French Police. His code name: Jackal. His price: half a million dollars. His demand: total secrecy, even from his employers. Step by painstaking step, we follow the Jackal in his meticulous planning, from the fashioning of a specially made rifle to the devising of his approach to the time and the place where the General is to meet the Jackal's bullet. The only obstacle in his path is a small, diffident, rumpled policeman, who happens to be considered by his boss the best detective in France: Deputy Commissaire Claude Lebel."
  • "France, infuriated by Charles de Gaulle's withdrawal from Algeria, had failed in six known attempts to assassinate the General. This book postulates that the seventh, mostly deadly attempt involved a professional killer-for-hire who would be unknown to the French Police. His code name: Jackal. His price: half a million dollars. His demand: total secrecy, even from his employers. Step by painstaking step, we follow the Jackal in his meticulous planning, from the fashioning of a specially made rifle to the devising of his approach to the time and the place where the General is to meet the Jackal's bullet. The only obstacle in his path is a small, diffident, rumpled policeman, who happens to be considered by his boss the best detective in France: Deputy Commissaire Claude Lebel."@en
  • "Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise."
  • "#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth's unforgettable novel of a conspiracy, a killer, and the one man who can stop him He is known only as "The Jackal"'a cold, calculating assassin without emotion, or loyalty, or equal. He's just received a contract from an enigmatic employer to eliminate one of the most heavily guarded men in the world'Charles De Gaulle, president of France. It is only a twist of fate that allows the authorities to discover the plot. They know next to nothing'only that the assassin is on the move. To track him, they dispatch their finest detective, Claude Lebel, on a manhunt that will push him to his limit, in a race to stop an assassin's bullet from reaching its target."@en
  • "A secret organization plans to assassinate the French president. Their leader decides to hire a professional, someone who is unknown to the French police."
  • "A professional assassin is hired to kill De Gaulle. The plot is traced against a modern background of French politics as the killer evades his would be captor."
  • "A professional assassin is hired to kill De Gaulle. The plot is traced against a modern background of French politics as the killer evades his would be captor."@en
  • "Relaas van een door de O.A.S. in 1963 beraamde samenzwering om de Franse president De Gaulle te doden waarbij gebruik gemaakt werd van een beroepsmoordenaar."
  • "Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world."
  • "A killer at the top of his profession, unknown to any secret service in the world, has a contract to kill the world' most heavily guarded man."
  • "The jackal was an anonymous Englishman who, in the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Mark Rodin, Operations Chief of the OAS, to assassinate General de Gaulle."
  • "A killer at the top of his profession, unknown to any secret service in the world, has a contract to kill French president Charles DeGaulle, one of the world's most heavily guarded men."@en
  • "The day of the Jackal: This highly acclaimed film tells of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense."

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