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Frederick Forsyth

The Cobra

The Cobra by Frederick Forsyth Bantam Press HK$204

From one of literature's most reliable assembly lines rolls the sleek new-model Forsyth. Economical, stylish, powerful, the quality control is impressive as ever.

Sunday, 12 September, 2010, 12:00am

BOOK (1971)

The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth (Hutchinson)

Widely seen as the best thriller ever, The Day of the Jackal exerts perpetual cutting-edge appeal, with Frederick Forsyth's gripping classic charting the fortunes of a political killer code-named the Jackal.

16 May 2010 - 12:00am


Margaret Shennan was born in Kuching, Sarawak, and went to school in peninsular Malaysia. A prize-winning historian and writer, she is author of Missee (a childhood autobiography) and the recently released Out In The Midday Sun (John Murray $340).

Describe your latest book.

24 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

On the Gulf War path

The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth Bantam $209 FREDERICK Forsyth's knowledge of war and all its ugly machinery is impressive. Here, if any were needed, is proof that his presentation of a BBC series on the subject, screened recently, was no mere narration from an autocue, but an involvement, matched by a thorough knowledge of the subject.

16 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Magnificent men in flying machines

GREAT FLYING STORIES, an anthology of stories forwarded by FREDERICK FORSYTH (Corgi, $104).

THE marvel of man taking to the air has gone from an experience of wonder for an adventurous few to an often unwanted chore for the globe-trotting businessman.

16 May 1993 - 12:00am