Saturday, March 5, 2011

Rob Recommends the Afghan

I keep waiting for Frederick Forsyth to write another book as good as Day of the Jackal. The Afghan is not that book, but there should be enough there of the suspense/political thriller elements to satisfy fans of Robert Ludlum, Daniel Silva, Stephen Coonts or even Tom Clancy. The plot involves a monstrous plot (of a different sort) by al-Qaeda and a retired British SAS colonel recruited to infiltrate the terrorists. Al-Qaeda is notoriously difficult to infiltrate, but Col. Martin speaks Arabic (and some Pashtun) knows Afghanistan and may be able to pass. An identity is created for him and...
(Read the book.)

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