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The Day of the Jackal

By Frederick Forsyth
Narrated by Simon Prebble / 13 hours 22 minutes

France was infuriated by Charles de Gaulle's withdrawal from Algeria, and there were six known attempts to assassinate the general that failed. This novel dramatizes the seventh, mostly deadly attempt, involving a professional killer for hire who would be unknown to the French Police. His code name was Jackal, his price half a million dollars, and 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.

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Narrator Simon Prebble
ISBN 9781483058450
Length 13 hours 22 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
Abridged No

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