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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What is totally amazing is the fiction that is so deftly aligned with fact, you cannot tell which is which.

Please try again later. And he’s at it again here in the thi I picked this up in a charity shop in Scarborough in late July It’s fast paced and never a dull moment. Miss at your peril! A ftederick gruesome for my taste, especially the ending, but fredeirck, a very enjoyable read.

Aug 05, Pequete rated it really liked it Shelves: The book takes you to a journey in the arab world which is tension filledaction packedinformative and breath-taking. The running time, whilst long, kept you hooked the whole time.

The Fist of God

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. And at the frederidk of it, The Preacher, a radical Islamic cleric whose sermons inspire his followers to kill high-profile Western targets in the name of God.

As the story leads to its final dramatic confrontation on a bleak winter’s hill-top, the question every reader asked at the end of The Day of the Jackal will inevitably be asked again: Notify me of new comments via email.


The squadron commander, Lt. At the time most Americans wondered why we left him in place.

One of my favourite books on earth! A pity some of the reviews seem parsimonious but having read this thriller 20 years after its first publication and the actual war, I found it a really compelling read.

The Gray Man By: However, an over-eager American FE pilot, frustrated at an aborted bombing run, drops his bomb on a building unlisted on his target list and reconnaissance photographs reveal strange large metal discs underneath the roof.

So, the Iraqi forces under the command of Saddam Hussien invaded Kuwait when put the west in rock-and-roll position to safeguard the Saudi Arabia from Saddam’s encroachment. Gripping to the end. And the climax in the end is amazing: May 13, Elaine rated it really liked it.

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Showing of reviews. S veteran who goes behind enemy lines to prevent Saddam detonating WMD. And in their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness.

The life-and-death hunt for a notorious Nazi criminal unfolds against a background of international arms deals. Forsyth is my favorite writer, and he does not disappoint in this fictionalized version of the first Iraqi war. But as history unfolds, a continent is awakening.

First to Kill By: Mar 11, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: One of Forsyth’s recurrent tricks is that of creating lead characters who possess an exceptional combination of boldness, physical prowess, chutzpah and the capability of deadly violence when necessary; the one he introduces here one of his most intriguing characters, Mike Martin Not Forsyth’s best work but it certainly bears all of his usual features — fredeerick focus on Cold War godd post Cold War geo-political confrontations, well researched detail, complex plot lines and some truly menacing villans.


There are some brutal torture scenes. Nonetheless, the vigilante twist of The Veteran is imaginatively powerful, and the long final story about a cowboy who wakes from a century-long magic sleep to be reunited with a reincarnation of his lost love has the eerie, primal power of a yarn by Rider Haggard. Open Preview See a Problem? He’s the master of the genre. It was a very tense and thrilling read on Gulf War. Write a customer review. Out of the wicked sorcerer he made Sarastro, the sage priest of Isis.

Terry Martin takes the photographs to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California fredericj see if they can identify the discs, where a retired Manhattan Project employee identifies the discs as Calutrons California Cyclotronsa low-tech solution to refining uranium, ideal for Third World nations wanting to develop their own nuclear capability, and subsequently determines that if Iraq had used them in conjunction with their existing centrifuges, they could have made a nuclear bomb already.

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