Titolo: Jackal Secret Wars of Carlos the Jackal
Casa editrice: Trafalgar Square
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780297841470-3
Riassunto: From his birth in Venezuela to his capture two years ago in the Sudan, the life of Carlos 'the Jackal' has been an extraordinary one. Raised in a radical family, he was sent to London as a teenager in an attempt by his father to remove him from his early radical activities and friends who were seen as a bad influence. He subsequently studied in Moscow, before going to Beirut in 1969, with the avowed intention of becoming a terrorist. His subsequent career involved murders in Britain, France and Germany, culminating in the kidnapping of 11 OPEC ministers in Vienna in 1975. Carlos' career as a terrorist ranged across the whole range of the terrorist decades of the '70's and '80's and made him the world's most wanted, famous, recognizable, and yet seemingly elusive killer.
L'autore: John Follain grew up in France and was educated at Oxford University. He has been a correspondent for Reuters and, since 1998, for the Sunday Times. He is the author of five previous books, and lives in Paris.
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