• "What keeps you reading - absorbed, excited, fearfully tense - is its details of the plotting of the coup"

    New Statesman
  • "Enormous and convincing detail, and a shattering climax"

    Sunday Mirror
  • "A super thriller . . . as instantly enthralling as The Day of the Jackal"

    Publishers Weekly
  • "There is no doubt about it. Frederick Forsyth can write spellbinders"