Monday, August 15, 2016

Frederick Forsyth Interview: "They Put A Price On My Head, So I Had To Get Out"

Frederick Forsyth, author of The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File and other classic thrillers, as well as his recent nonfiction book, The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue, was interviewed by

Deep inside, I’m still a journalist, rather than a novelist. I tapped out these manuscripts and made a good living but I still had the spirit of the journalist, it never leaves you. That insatiable curiosity about why things happen, the scepticism of the good investigative journalist – I always questioned what we were being told by the establishment. In fiction, I invent a situation so I can investigate it. Maybe it really happened and we never found out. That’s what drives me

You can read the rest of the interview via the below link:

You can also read my Crime Beat column on Frederick Forsyth via the below link:

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