The Odessa File

The Odessa File


Can you forgive the past?

It's 1963 and a young German reporter has been assigned the suicide of a holocaust survivor. The news story seems straighforward, this is a tragic insight into one man's suffering. But a long hidden secret is discovered in the pages of the dead man's diary.

What follows is life-and-death hunt for a notorious former concentration camp-commander, a man responsible for the deaths of thousands, a man as yet unpunished.

Readers can't get enough of The Odessa File . . .

***** 'I personally assure anyone who wants to read it you will not be bored. Give it a try.'
***** 'Still amazed by it. Bravo.'
***** 'Great thriller that transcends the genre with a terrifying and unexpectedly poignant story.'
***** 'This is probably amongst my favourite books of all time.'
***** 'Fascinating and complex plot.'


  • Brilliant entertainment and a disquieting book

About the author

Frederick Forsyth

Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as ‘the book that broke the mould’, with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.
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