How Frederick Forsyth’s real life exceeded his expectations

October 22nd, 2015
fred_1696773c.jpgIn the movie Broadcast News, William Hurt asks his colleague, as written by James L Brooks.     “what do you do when your real life exceeds your dreams?” Aaron Altman, played by Albert Brooks tells him, “keep it to yourself.”

Bestselling author Frederick Forsyth, has had a life that has far exceeded his own expectations.  But instead of keeping it to himself, he has used it as the basis for fifteen books that have thrilled us, delighted us and taken us to places and situations that we may only dream about, but that Frederick Forsyth has touched. He tells all in his memoir The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue.

My conversation with Frederick Forsyth: