Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2006
CD ISBN 9780143059165 $34.95 Nine CDs
DD ISBN $24.47
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2006
CS ISBN 1428105573 $79.75 Nine cassettes
CD ISBN 142810559X $99.75 Nine CDs
Listening to THE AFGHAN is like watching a train wreck. You know it will be grotesque, that there will be bloodied bodies and hideous dismemberments, yet you can't help yourself. Frederick Forsyth has the ability to mesmerize with an insider's knowledge, and Robert Powell's reading is no less insistent. British and American intelligence learn that Al-Qaeda is planning something big. Will it be nuclear? Biological? No one is sure. Someone has to infiltrate, a nearly impossible task. Nearly. British intelligence officer Mike Martin (THE FIST OF GOD) is the man for the job. Powell's performance as an assortment of Brits, Americans, Arabs, Afghans, and Indians is flawless, and Forsyth's story of imminent disaster is irresistible. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 07]
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