The Negotiator

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Bantam Books, 1990 - Fiction - 512 pages
8 Reviews
"Forsyth at the top of his game!"--Tom Clancy, author of "The Hunt For Red October."

Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States. Only one man--Forsyth's most unforgettable hero yet--can prevent the plan from succeeding. His name is Quinn. He is the Negotiator.

"A completely satisfying thriller. . . "The Negotiator" delivers. . . A string of unsettling climaxes."-- "Newsweek."

President Cormack is bent on a signing a sweeping U.S.-Soviet disarmament treaty, and the master conspirator is determined to stop him. The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in the explosive plot engineer the president's destruction. Enter Quinn.

"A Blockbuster."-- "New York Daily News."

Quinn plays the kidnappers like a master musician. . . until, in a shocking tumabout, he discovers that ransom was not their objection after all--and that he has been lured into a cunningly woven web. Now he must draw upon his deepest strengths--to save not only the victim but the entire free world.

"Forsyth gives us all we ask for."-- "Chicago Tribune."

 

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This thriller reveals a dark political plot, and in the process rapidly moves around Europe and North America. Quinn's relentless search for a ruthless kidnap mastermind is like a grand tour. Read full review

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Forsyth at his best is all I can say. He always makes my day. Another unputdownable thrilller. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
27
Section 4
55
Section 5
83
Section 6
113
Section 7
139
Section 8
167
Section 13
297
Section 14
323
Section 15
353
Section 16
375
Section 17
395
Section 18
421
Section 19
447
Section 20
473

Section 9
193
Section 10
217
Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Frederick Forsyth was born in Ashford, England on August 25, 1938. At age seventeen, he decided he was ready to start experiencing life for himself, so he left school and traveled to Spain. While there he briefly attended the University of Granada before returning to England and joining the Royal Air Force. He served with the RAF from 1956 to 1958, earning his wings when he was just nineteen years old. He left the RAF to become a reporter for the Eastern Daily Press, Reuters News Agency, and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). While with the BBC, he was sent to Nigeria to cover an uprising in the Biafra region. As he learned more about the conflict, he became sympathetic to the rebel cause. He was pulled from Nigeria and reassigned to London when he reported this viewpoint. Furious, he resigned and returned to Nigeria as a freelance reporter, eventually writing The Biafra Story and later, Emeka, a biography of the rebel leader Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu. Upon his return to England in 1970, Forsyth began writing fiction. His first novel, The Day of the Jackal, won an Edgar Allan Poe award from the Mystery Writers of America. His other works include The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Fourth Protocol, Devil's Alternative, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, and The Cobra.

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