The Afghan

The Afghan Cover

The Afghan

By Frederick Forsyth

Signet Book, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451221834, 390pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2007

When British and American intelligence discover an al Qaeda operation in the works, they enlist undercover imposter Colonel Mike Martin to pass himself off as Taliban commander Izmat Khan. But nothing prepares Martin for the dark and shifting world into which he is about to enter-or the terrible things he will find there.

About the Author
Frederick Forsyth is the author of fourteen novels and short story collections, from 1971's "The Day of the Jackal" to 2003's "Avenger." A former pilot and print and television reporter, he has had five movies made from his works, and a television miniseries.