“The Day of the Jackal” written by FREDERICK FORSYTH
Penguin Readers 1999(orignal first published 1971).
This is a very famous book.
I was interested in this book even before I’ve had a fetish about
catchy book titles.
Maybe I was so since I was a high school student.
The story was about a battle between two men.
One man, whose code-name, is Jackal was to assassinate the Frecnh
president, General de Gaulle.
The other one, the detective Lebel chased Jackal.
I liked this story because I was always interested in stories of
battles between these kinds of men,
such as chasing stories of a smart spy or criminal and a smart cop.
Also, the way the author writes was very thrilling.
One of thrilling pary was…
“As the two men looked towards each other unknowing across the Seine,
the Paris church clocks sounded midnight. It was now 22nd August.”…
The Day of the Jackal captured my mind and heart while reading.
annotation; this readingdiary was assisted by maropro.