The Fist of God: A Novel [Frederick Forsyth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the bestselling author of The Day of the Jackal. Frederick Forsyth Martin parachutes into the Iraqi mountains on the most hazardous mission of his life: to find and destory Qubth-ut-Allah – the Fist of God. From the bestselling author of The Day of the Jackal, international master of intrigue Frederick Forsyth, comes a thriller that brilliantly blends.
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I enjoyed the characters and the story and I highly recommend the read. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I read this as I had heard of Mr Forsyth before and my downloading this came as a result of 2 things, I had reached my maximum credit overspill and I had read all of the books by Mr Ryan and Cist McNab. The Day of the Jackal By: In my view its length counted against it.
Among the factual briefings and threaded into the historical timelines, there are a number of fictional storylines though not as many as you might expect for such a very long book. S and the Israeli Mossad in extracting the secrets from within their relevant enemies.
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The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth (1994)
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Meanwhile, as you can imagine, the news that Iraq has the bomb, or at least one bomb, comes as a thunderbolt to the Allied commanders. Author had sewn a major thriller witht the yarn of Iraq’s invasion on Kuwait. Social and moral order has collapsed and what small semblance of control there is, is being imposed by mafia-like criminal gangs.
Only slowly do we get flashbacks, memories and references which paint in the backstory in fragments which we, the reader, have to assemble. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The narrators has a pleasant forstyh but his halting style continually detracts from the content or loses the point.
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In the quiet of the Oval Office George Bush sat behind the great desk, backed by the tall narrow windows, 5 inches of pale green bullet-proof glass, and beneath the seal of the United States. Even though the theme is very different The Day of the Jackal is about an attempted murder of General de Gaulle and this one is about the first Gulf War and the liberation of Kuwaitthey both share an attention to detail, accuracy of information, suspense and a great ability to mix historical facts with a fiction plot.
The story turned out to be a page turner even though there is Fredrick Forsyth has done it again another wonderful book mixed with fact and fiction.
If he is dryly sarcastic about specific failings of this, that or the other military or intelligence organisation, it is always well understood that he is nonetheless entirely behind their ethos and existence. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
It was unputdownable, l really enjoyed it and it must merit full marks from me. Featuring a story set during the Persian Gulf Warthe novel details an Allied effort to find a suspected Iraqi nuclear weapon.
They devise a plan to trade vital food resources with the Russians in exchange for sensitive political information.
VIP characters There is a cast list at the start of the book which goes on for three pages and lists 73 characters, many of them real historical personages. Clearly we had the means and opportunity.
Publishers Weekly lauded the novel for using historical facts into a gripping what-if thriller. There American lawyer Joel Converse meets a man he hasn’t seen in 20 years, a covert operative who dies fizt at gist feet, whispering words that hand Converse a staggering legacy of death: He’s the master of the genre.
The Fist of God
When Soviet tanks begin to roll, the West is caught off frederivk. The risk is that the Allies start to bomb in one part of the quadrant and that tips off the Iraqis who have time to fire their nuclear missile.
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