The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was published in 1971. The subsequent movie based on the novel was released in 1973. In the (nearly) fifty years since these releases many have tried to emulate both, but few have bettered the originals. If you haven’t …

last updated: 7 January 2019; category: books, tv, and movies  people: Charles de Gaulle 

The Day of the Jackal is a story about a failed assassination attempt. Five questions can explain the central premise on which the story is built.

last updated: 5 January 2019; category: story  people: Claude Lebel