Who Killed Daniel Pearl?, Paperback

Who Killed Daniel Pearl? Paperback

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French celebrity BHL's book commanded huge publicity and review attention on first hardcover publication and is now re-launched in paperback It is one of the most ghastly images of our time: the on-camera murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

But to acclaimed writer Bernard-Henri Levy the videotape was immediately suspect.

Why did it still include a ransom demand - for F-16 fighters to be delivered to Pakistan?

Were the kidnappers really just maniacal fundamentalists who killed Pearl because he was American and Jewish?

Operating via a series of ruses - such as using his expired diplomatic passport - Levy set off to trace Pearl's final steps...and those of his killer.

The result is a spell-binding book that combines a novelist's eye with riveting investigative journalism, as Levy travels the globe for the terrifying true story: to Los Angeles to talk to Pearl's family about his final, encrypted words; to England and Bosnia on the trail of the plot's mastermind; to Dubai, on the terrorist's money trail; to New Delhi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and, most perilously, to Karachi.

In this city, terrorists cross paths with nuclear scientists and the dreaded "services" and long-

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Duckworth Overlook
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9780715633229

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