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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Publishers Weekly lauded the novel for using historical facts into a gripping what-if thriller. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Publisher’s Summary During those fateful weeks before Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, a fragment of radio intercept had referred to Qubth-ut-Allah, a devastating secret weapon that could rain death and destruction fredrick the Allied forces. And he will not stop until he has completed his mission.

Forysth never uses that kind of incantatory rhetoric in his prose, and gox if ever repeats memories or talismanic moments, because he has little or no interest in psychology — his aim is to keep the narrative as clear and open and transparent as a factory blueprint.

The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth (1994)

Feb 28, Clinton rated it really liked it. The assassination of Gerald Bull is implied as having been carried out by the Iraqis, although other sources suggest that in reality the Mossad carried out the operation. But the Politburo has other ideas: Schikaneder had persuaded Mozart to compose the music to a puppet show for him.

He’s frederrick master of the genre.

At its weakest, it disorients birds and animals and damages electrical equipment. Now, he is going to prove that for him, there’s no gray area between killing for a living-and killing to stay alive. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. SEAD — Suppression of enemy air defences. It’s hard to single out one scene because they all interweave to create the whole picture. fredsrick

The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth

Red Storm Rising By: The son of a furrier, he was born in Ashford, Kent, educated at Tonbridge School and later attended the University of Granada.


SAM — Surface to air missile. When God decided He needed to tist a novelist on this Earth to show us how it’s supposed to be done, He gave us Forsyth. Sep 10, Jonaid Abdullah rated it it was amazing.

It begins in Geneva.

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Jan 23, Adrian Parker rated it really liked it. The link up of Mike Martin and Jericho a double agent was fabulous and it escalates the tension and curiosity to a heart stopping level as they had to work in an extremely confidential way so as to avoid falling into the hands of diligent and dexterous Hassan Rahmani counter intelligence and the ruthless Head of secret police Omar khatib.

Coping with the blame-filled words of anguished widows and the suspicions of colleagues, Web tries to put his life back together. Witty, where he needed to be, and serious where required.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Would you listen to The Fist of God again? It had been interdicted by Maria Theresa and armed forces were employed to break up the lodges.

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. But what starts as a personal, domestic tragedy soon explodes into a terrifying drama on the centre stage of world terrorism.

Gripping to the end. What did you like best about this story? If you like FF he never lets you down. What is tod reader to do with this bombardment of information? Tom Clancy Narrated by: Written in the mid nineties, it is somewhat plausible, but the most interesting aspect of the book is it seems to be amazingly prophetic about what would happen to Iraq and the entire mid-east if Fiet was eliminated, and it gives a very likely explanation why we did not go forward and take him out.

I recommend it forsytu everyone. The Devil’s Alternative By: The narrators has a pleasant voice fredetick his halting style continually detracts from the content or loses the point. A top-notch geopolitical thriller. He comes to discover the true reason only shortly before being assassinated by his paymasters masquerading as Israeli Mossad operatives.

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Works by Frederick Forsyth. Finally i found the use of the less popular and old fashioned pronunciation of covert cuvet quite annoying as it is used quite a lot in this book.

A really well crafted and hard to put down book.

Sam McCready is The Deceiverone of the Secret Intelligence Service’s most unorthodox and most valued operatives, a legend in his own time. Out of the wicked sorcerer he made Sarastro, the sage priest of Isis. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Governments, military and intelligence agencies were all so dazzled by the technical advances of the s and s that they thought tech could fight the war for them. 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.

Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond’s grandson was an aid volunteer in the former Yugoslavia. And the climax in the end is amazing: Forsyth carries his readers into the intrigue of the Middle East, and inside the minds of the decision makers in their headquarters in Washington, London, Baghdad, and Saudi Arabia.

Kirkus Reviews cited the novel has enough material to satisfy espionage thriller fans with its believability about what may have happened behind the scenes of the Gulf War. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A good one chapter a night before bed unchallenging read.

The least far-fetched and most gripping Forsyth thriller for years.