Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth is the winner of three Edgar Awards, and in 2012 he won the Diamond Dagger Award.

“Frederick Forsyth is the BMW of thriller writers. I always think if you wanted to learn how to make a car you’d get a BMW and take it apart and put it back together again as many times as you needed to work out how they do it. That’s what I think about Forsyth’s thriller writing.” Matt Lynn recommending Great British Thrillers.

Books by Frederick Forsyth

Interviews where books by Frederick Forsyth were recommended

Great British Thrillers, recommended by Matt Lynn

Author Matt Lynn says that good thrillers need a sense of foreboding and tension – and a brilliant central character. “The thriller has always been a very political genre, a kind of snapshot in time”

The best books on Assassinations, recommended by Michael Burleigh

From Julius Caesar to Jamal Khashoggi, assassinations often seem earth-shattering in their consequences. But, as historian Michael Burleigh explains, those consequences are rarely the ones the assassins intended. Here, he recommends the best books on assassinations and the assassins who carry them out, including the role of drones and PR agencies.

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