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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Not very believable that exactly one person was assigned to do all of the clandestine work. Hod, to call Mr Forsyth thorough is to say that Saddam has a bit of a bad temper, and whilst this can be a little frustrating in the beginning it does prove worthwhile in the end. Retrieved from ” https: Pamina, Papageno, and Papagena are set down as types of the people, and Monostatos as the fugleman of monasticism.

The Odessa File By: Consiglio vivamente la lettura di questo libro, sia per la parte puramente romanzata, ma anche per quella storica di ricerca, da ottimi spunti di riflessione su quello frrderick era, ormai parliamo di una decina d’anni fa, lo scacchiere mediorientale.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. When the entire Soviet Union wheat crop is destroyed by a devastating string of failures, the population faces starvation. The weaving of the story, the way fact is mixed with fiction.

However there’s lashings of tanks and guns and fighting and even ferderick Character of Mike Martin was great as a military secret agent entering Iraq. Mike Martin is recalled from Kuwait and sent into Iraq to run Jericho through a series of dead drops while working a cover job as a house gardener for the Soviet Union ‘s First Secretary to the Soviet Embassy in Bagdad.


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The Americans, however, remain highly skeptical because such a bomb would be too heavy to attach to a Scud missile and it couldn’t be delivered by a plane since the Coalition would shoot it down, due to their having air supremacy. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The Scud missile was a Soviet weapon, weighing just under 1, pounds with a range of kilometers, and the Iraqis ffederick to fire a heavily-altered version of the missile into Israel on the second day of the air war.

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

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Overall i enjoyed the book but for the points i have noted above. Lists with This Book. The book moves along quickly, the characters multi-faceted.

From time to time in this vast sea of dry, factual prose Forsyth lets slip a point of view. And there is some backstory attached to the Martin brothers, their early days in Baghdad, and to the US fighter pilot Tom Walker, the one who ends up destroying the Babylon Gun at the climax of the novel and who had popped up from time to time in the previous pages.

A must read to all Geopolitical aficionados. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Frederick Forsyth’s best novel I read the book originally and loved it. Pursued by anonymous executioners to the darkest corners of Europe, he is forced to play a game of survival by blood-rules he thought he’d left behind.


But by and large the narrative proceeds in a steady forward direction, unfolding much as it did to the world during those tense, anxious months, and reading a timeline of the key events as seen through a military hardware magazine which had special access to some previously unknown aspects of the story the supergun, the bomb.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The 18th novel from best-selling thriller writer Frederick Forsyth, the man who defined the genre.

Wilbur Smith Narrated by: I wrote him to complain that I didn’t think the ending was fair If you like Frederick Forsyth this is a compulsory purchase and if you’ve not experienced him as an author it’s a great introduction.

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What looks like a thrust turns into an all-out shooting war, possibly the climactic battle for control of the globe. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. That may be the fiction part, but the behind-the-scenes spying and scheming is just too good to not be true. Forsyth decided to write a novel using similar research techniques to those used in journalism.

Quite a gripping thriller with an amazing amount of detailed background information about Afghanistan, the Taliban, Al Qaeda, Islamic terrorism and so on. Schikaneder had persuaded Mozart to compose the music to a puppet show for him.