The Day of the Jackal
Publish date: October 4th 1982
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
“It is cold at six-forty in the morning on a March day in Paris, and seems even colder when a man is about to be executed by firing squad.” One of the best opening lines ever. This was a re-read for me, and I am glad I re-read this one. While the descriptions of the police work are now dated,...
What an excellent read. Just ticked another item on my literary bucket list. You haven't read it? You must. Go find yourself a copy. 4 stars for both the author and the narrator.
A good page-turner of a story, following the investigation into a possible attempt on de Gaulles life.Set during the 1960's, there's plenty of twists as the search rests on the shoulders of one detective to try and find him, while convincing his superiors that there is a definite threat.The setting ...
Yes, but Kindle. I'm fully intrigued, but the huge info dump at the beginning is annoying. Not lightly do I intend to read later.
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