Frederick Forsyth is a British author known for his thrillers and espionage novels. Some of his most famous works include 'The Day of the Jackal', 'The Odessa File', and 'The Fourth Protocol'. His writing is characterized by meticulous research and an in-depth understanding of international affairs, which he gained from his experience as a journalist and former RAF pilot.
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"The Day of the Jackal" is a suspenseful thriller that revolves around an unnamed and highly skilled professional assassin who is hired by a French dissident paramilitary organization to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. The novel intricately details the meticulous preparations of the assassin, his many disguises, and his method of operation, while also depicting the desperate efforts of the French police to uncover his identity and prevent the assassination, leading to a tense cat-and-mouse chase across Europe.