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Questions tagged [frederick-forsyth]

Questions about the English author, journalist and spy Frederick Forsyth (born 1938) and his works. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of The Jackal, The Odessa File, The Dogs of War and The Fourth Protocol.

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Was the Charles Calthrop plot-element in The Day of the Jackal an example of pure coincidence or good detection?

Frederick Forsyth's 1971 novel "The Day of the Jackal" remains an immortal political thriller that defined the 'assassination novel' in popular consciousness. What has always intrigued me is the small ...