Frederick Forsyth





Frederick Forsyth

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in Ashford, Kent, England, The United Kingdom
August 25, 1938

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Frederick Forsyth, CBE (born 25 August 1938) is an English author and occasional political commentator. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, and recently The Cobra.

The son of a furrier, Forsyth was born in Ashford, Kent. He was educated at Tonbridge School and later attended the University of Granada in Spain. He became one of the youngest pilots in the Royal Air Force at the age of 19, where he served on National Service from 1956 to 1958. Becoming a journalist, he joined Reuters in 1961 and later the BBC in 1965, where he served as an assistant diplomatic correspon...more


Average rating: 4.01 · 163,681 ratings · 3,636 reviews · 72 distinct works · Similar authors
The Day of the Jackal
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 60,065 ratings — published 1971 — 137 editions
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The Odessa File
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 28,343 ratings — published 1972 — 70 editions
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The Fourth Protocol
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 16,707 ratings — published 1984 — 58 editions
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The Dogs of War
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 9,854 ratings — published 1974 — 68 editions
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The Devil's Alternative
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 6,673 ratings — published 1979 — 58 editions
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The Negotiator
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 5,785 ratings — published 1989 — 48 editions
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The Fist of God
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 5,501 ratings — published 1994 — 42 editions
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The Afghan
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 5,962 ratings — published 2006 — 51 editions
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The Deceiver
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 4,737 ratings — published 1991 — 38 editions
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Icon
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,377 ratings — published 1996 — 37 editions
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“there is no collective guilt,...guilt is individual, like salvation." [p.28]”
Frederick Forsyth, The Odessa File

“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.”
Frederick Forsyth, The Day of the Jackal

“… Shannon’s fingers itched to smash the man in the face. Inside his head he kept telling himself,
Keep cool, baby, absolutely cool.”
Frederick Forsyth, The Dogs of War

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