Editorial Reviews. Review. “Masterful.”–Kirkus Reviews. “Spellbindingten Forsyths for the Look inside this book. No Comebacks by [Forsyth, Frederick]. Whether his subject is assassination by stealth, the cruel confidence trick or the cold shock of coincidence, Frederick Forsyth is never less than compulsive, the. No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth (). A collection of ten short stories. No first publication dates are given, which is a shame because it.

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See all books by Frederick Forsyth. I started this one but didn’t get to finish it. He needs her, she tells the man who could give her everything and more, and this is what a woman needs, much as she desires to be desired and loves to be loved and adores to be adored. I absolutely love “The Emperor” This book left me hungering for another short story fest with Mr Forsyth but alas it was not to be. And then the final vision of the snake multiplying and, in effect, repopulating Ireland with a new species of highly poisonous snake, has the ominous threat I associate with many a science fiction short story.

In the same was a Smith, he picks an area of the word he knows best for this set of short stories an pulls the reader in from the first paragraph. Read more Read less.

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All the krimi stories were really impressive with surprising end. A collection of ten short stories. They abuse him and his solicitor who has discovered it with them is astounded as well after a lifetime of knowing the deceased closely.

GFrederick Forsyth is one of my favorite authors. The police arrive on fosyth scene before he can flee and, when they examine some of the bags of fertiliser which have fforsyth out of the trailer — discover the snouts nno a bazooka and machine guns poking out of the bags.

When he finds an adult magazine by accident, first time in his life he starts fantasizing what it would be like to be with a woman that is not his wife. My favorites “Money with Menaces” and “Used in Evidence” absolutely fantastic.


As any reader of his books knows, Forsyth has a highly developed sense of the honour and dignity of soldiers and policemen and along with that goes a respect for soldiers on both side of any conflict, professional men doing a professional job. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Start reading No Comebacks on your Kindle in under a minute. The narrator feels his girlfriend stiffen and grow tense flrsyth her uncle and brother both died in the civil war and in the Troubles since.

Rather a good looking lady, too.

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth

See all 4 questions about No Comebacks…. This site uses cookies. When a newspaper reporter writes an article about a fraud company, he also implies that Bill Chadwick was a part of the fraud.

The stories also give good insight into the societies and cultures of 20th century England, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland alike A couple of minor nitpicks: The story is an extremely uneven mix of content and styles: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: And when the outraged reporter tells him he cannot do this, he says fordyth “Why not?

A memorable image used in a memorable story of how the little guy sometimes wins.

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One assumes a lot about history generally by the way it is taught, and particularly about revolutions, not realising people are complex and hence so is the turn of events in any part, including revolutions. Want to Read saving…. Because at least six of the last 7 were just terrific. Samuel Nutkin is a god-fearing, reputable gentleman, a senior employee in an insurance company.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It is like eating sweets. Everyone else in the neighbourhood is now comebacka in the towering block provided by the council, and the old man finally vomebacks out carried bodily like a baby by the evicting police before they take him to a cafe for some warm food, and then the surprises begin – there is a body in the fireplace!


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Jun 13, Cheryl rated it it was amazing. When Brent tries to interrupt proceedings the magistrate threatens to have him thrown out. Thus the hen-pecked husband stereotype who appears in two of the stories seems a creature from another world, and his nagging, blue-rinse wife in each case like something from Monty Python or a Donald McGill cartoon. A collection of taut, electrifying tales from the master of international intrigue, 1 New York Times bestselling author Comebqcks Forsyth… Forsjth wealthy philanderer plots to murder the husband of the woman he loves…A mild-mannered banker faces off in a fight to the death against a monstrous fish…A ho with a plan to hijack tons of French brandy finds that no plan is perfect in practice…and a judge enters a friendly game of poker with two other passengers on a train, only to find himself playing a dangerous hand… With these ten thrilling short stories of betrayal and blackmail, of murder and revenge, manipulators and machinations, Frederick Forsyth proves once again that when it comes to edge-of-your-seat fredericl, no one else comes close.

I thought these ancient short stories were really good. In a desperate try to establish some communication between them, the visitors press him into describing his war experiences. Cheers from the surrounding crowd.

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Nov 26, Kelly rated it n liked it. Compelling stories, all masterfully crafted and well written by a smooth literary hand that never eases up the excitement. Others, such as “Used in Evidence,” are perfect gems, with nothing more to be added.