The gripping true story of the Israeli-led hunt for the men responsible for the massacre of eleven Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, which has inspired Steven Spielberg's forthcoming film epic 'MUNICH'. / Spielberg's film is already generating lots of press attention and courting controversy. This gripping book will give people the chance to find out more about the real-life events that inspired it. / Munich will be released by Dreamworks in January 2006. / Will be published with a new Foreword written by 'Avner'. / The subject matter is extraordinarily relevant today, in light of the recent events in Gaza and the global 'War on Terror'. / Competition: Andy McNab
George Jonas is a Toronto-based writer and journalist. He frequently writes about topics related to the Middle East, counter-terrorism, and law. In addition to 13 books, three of which have become national and international bestsellers, Jonas has written three works for the stage, and has written and/or produced and/or directed over 200 dramas and documentary dramas for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, including the award-winning radio and TV series, The Scales of Justice (1981-1996). His journalism has featured in the Daily Telegraph, Saturday Review, the National Review, The Wall Street Journal, and United Press International.
'The book is as crowded with convincing details as a Breughal' Ken Follett, NEW YORK TIMES 'This is a story of our times' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Unusual and riveting' GUARDIAN