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Frederick Forsyth


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Frederick Forsyth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels, including The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File, as well as short-story collections and a memoir. A former Air Force pilot, and one-time print and television reporter for the BBC, he has had four movies and two television miniseries made from his works. Forsyth is the winner of three Edgar Awards, and in 2012 he won the Diamond Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association, a lifetime achievement award for sustained excellence. He lives in in Buckinghamshire, England.

Genres: Thriller
 
Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
The Biafra Story (1969)
Emeka (1982)
VE Day (2005) (with Craig Cabell and Allan Richards)
The Outsider (2015)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1972) : The Day of the Jackal


Books about Frederick Forsyth
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Frederick Forsyth recommends
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Cold Cut (1999)
James H Jackson
"A young British thriller writer who will go far."
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Flint (2000)
(Grace Flint, book 1)
Paul Eddy
"Fast-paced, taut and authentically researched."
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The Mullah's Storm (2010)
(Parson and Gold, book 1)
Tom Young
"Gripping and impressively authentic."
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Young Philby (2012)
Robert Littell
"A riveting read."
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Killing State (2018)
(Michael North, book 1)
Judith O'Reilly
"New thriller writers come and go. I suspect this lady will stick around."

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