The Fox

The Fox

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'Forsyth deserves his place among the thriller greats.' The Times

'The master of the modern espionage novel returns . . . this is Forsyth at his spellbinding best.' Daily Mail


Most weapons do what you tell them. Most weapons you can control.

But what if the most dangerous weapon in the world isn't a smart missile or a stealth submarine or even an AI computer programme?What if it's a 17-year-old boy with a blisteringly brilliant mind, who can run rings around the most sophisticated security services across the globe, who can manipulate that weaponry and turn it against the superpowers themselves?How valuable would he be? And what wouldn't you do to get hold of him?

The Fox is a race-against-time thriller across continents to find and capture, or protect and save, an asset with the means to change the balance of world power. Whatever happens he must not fall into the wrong hands. Because what follows after that is unthinkable...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 23mm | 204g
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552176281
  • 9780552176286
  • 91,265

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Forsyth deserves his place among the thriller greats The Times
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Forsyth deserves his place among the thriller greats * The Times * The pages virtually turn themselves -- Barry Forshaw * Guardian * The five year wait for Forsyth's latest sensation has been worth every second. * Daily Express * Forsyth has lost none of his storytelling finesse and geopolitical grasp . . . this is Forsyth at his spellbinding best * Daily Mail * Ripped from today's headlines . . . Forsyth fashions our contemporary reality into an assured thriller * Mail on Sunday *
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About Frederick Forsyth

Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as 'the book that broke the mould', with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.
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7,867 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 31% (2,457)
4 33% (2,621)
3 24% (1,876)
2 8% (657)
1 3% (256)
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