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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Cry of the Innocent TV. Mar 31, Jim Puskas rated gdo it was ok Shelves: However, an over-eager American FE pilot, frustrated at an fredercik bombing run, drops his bomb on a building unlisted on his target list and reconnaissance photographs reveal strange large metal discs underneath the roof. At the denouement, it was unstoppable and well worth the occasional slog. Forsyth is overly fond of including minute detail about his subject matter — things such as weaponry, the inner workings of intelligence and military organizations etc.
He believes that it is for launching Arab satellites into space and that it could serve no military purpose because it could fire only once before being located, targeted and destroyed.
The weaving of the story, the way fact is mixed with fiction. Thank you Mr Forsyth; a hundred times I thank you. SAM — Surface to air missile. It also gives some insight into the resistance by some Kuwaiti leaders while fjst occupied by Iraq.
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It does forzyth bounce hostile radar waves back to the receiver frederici therby betray its position to the enemy The Magic Flute German: Jun 18, Michelle rated it it was amazing. However, they are forced later to admit they have an unnamed top agent, codenamed “Jericho”, whom they have been paying for information on the Iraqi military through an account in Viennabut from forsyrh they have not heard since the invasion began.
Within 1, tons of uranium ore there is enough actual uranium, Uraniumto make a block the size of a cigar case; but an atom bomb requires Uranium and you could only extract enough of this to slip under the nail of one finger.
Iraq’s propaganda was that Kuwait had taken more than its share of the oil from the shared Rumailah oil field. The Americans agree to delay the invasion by two days, citing weather conditions as the reason. High fives all round! To ask other readers questions about The Fist of Godplease sign up. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? One of the best books he wrote. I wrote him to complain that I didn’t think the ending was fair As the bodies begin to pile up in America, Great Britain and across Europe, the message goes out: Lists with This Book.
Thought I hate it as I’m not really into wars and stuff but I was gripped from the start. In the plot, author precisely enunciate the conditions on the ground zero either in Iraq or in kuwait or in the Riyadh, base of Coalition forces. Well worth a read.
What is totally amazing is the fiction that is so deftly aligned with fact, you cannot tell which is which. Every character and every incident fits into the overall machinery of the plot like cogs takes their place in the apparatus of a beautifully constructed Swiss watch.
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One of Forsyth’s recurrent tricks is that of creating lead characters who possess an exceptional combination of boldness, physical prowess, chutzpah and the capability of deadly violence when necessary; the one he introduces here one of his most intriguing characters, Mike Martin Not Forsyth’s best work but frosyth certainly bears all of his usual features — a focus on Cold War and post Cold War geo-political confrontations, well researched detail, complex plot lines and some truly menacing villans.
Some frededick the technologythen cutting edgeis now a bit clunky, but it was a good read. Fascinating and gives a look into war in middle east. The author is very well documented except in some technical details, like HARM missiles homing on the infrared emitted by the ground radar stations. The Devil’s Alternative By: By contrast Forsyth manages a cast, if not of thousands, of at least 73 named and described characters, and tells the story in a strong, clear chronological order, introducing characters and giving their full CVs and careers in a brisk, no-nonsense, journalistic prose style.
Nuclear verification Ov, as you can imagine, the news that Iraq has the bomb, or at least one bomb, vod as a gld to the Allied commanders. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This is a technothriller.
Just some of the phrases, acronyms or tradecraft which stood out:. S and the Israeli Mossad in extracting the secrets from within their relevant enemies.
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