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[Download PDF] The Day of the Jackal PDF Free - video dailymotionThe Day of the Jackal is a thriller novel by English author Frederick Forsyth about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS , a French dissident paramilitary organisation, to kill Charles de Gaulle , the President of France. The novel received admiring reviews and praise when first published in , and it received a Best Novel Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. The OAS, as described in the novel, did exist, and the book opens with an accurate depiction of the attempt to assassinate de Gaulle led by Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry on 22 August However, the subsequent plot is completely fictional. The book begins in with the historical failed attempt on de Gaulle's life planned by Col. Following the arrest of Bastien-Thiry and remaining conspirators, the French security forces wage a short but extremely vicious "underground" war with the terrorists of the OAS , a militant right-wing group who have labelled de Gaulle a traitor to France after his grant of independence to Algeria. The French secret service , particularly its covert operations directorate the " Action Service " , is remarkably effective in infiltrating the terrorist organisation with their own informants, allowing them to seize and interrogate the terrorists' operations commander, Antoine Argoud.
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A former Air Force pilot, and one-time print and television reporter for the BBC, he has had four movies and two television miniseries made from his works. He is the winner of three Edgar Awards, and in he won the Diamond Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association, a lifetime achievement award for sustained excellence. He lives in Hertfordshire, England. A foot scuffed the grit, a tiny release from tension, as the blindfold was wrapped around the eyes of Lieutenant-Colonel Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry, age thirty-five, blotting out the light for the last time. The mumbling of the priest was a helpless counterpoint to the crackling of twenty rifle bolts as the soldiers charged and cocked their carbines. The crash of rifle fire, when it came, caused no ripple on the surface of the waking city, other than to send a flutter of pigeons skyward for a few moments.
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Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Read more Read less. When informed of the plan, Forsyth wrote that during his time in France he briefly considered that the OAS might successfully assassinate de Gaulle if they hired a man or team who were completely unknown to French authorities-an idea he would later expand upon in Jackal, modify his normal rout. In his memoir The Outsider .