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Basically you cant make a good film of a clancy book leastwise not if you have read the book first. Dont get me wrong the film on its own and the book on their own are great its just the pair should never be seen together as the film only bears a small resemblance to the book. Having said that ... Read review
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Community Level 2elminster

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Dont believe the film.

AdvantagesGreat Read

DisadvantagesWill be spouilt a bit if you have seen the film

"Basically you cant make a good film of a clancy book leastwise not if you have read the book first. Dont get me wrong the film on its own and the book on their own are great its just the pair should never be seen together as the film only bears a small resemblance to the book. Having said that we are here to review the book. This is the second book in the series with Jack Ryan CIA agent extrordinair (well he is by the end of the book) the plot starts ..." Read review
13.08.2000

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Community Level 2Bauldin

Bauldin

Lord, Ladies and Gentleman Dr Jack Ryan

Advantagesanswers some questions

Disadvantagesrasies even more questions

"So this is where we find out how Jack Ryan joins the CIA, and why he joins the CIA. The book starts off with Jack Ryan in London, The first line is very good. “Ryan was nearly killed twice in half an hour.” I just think that it is a very good way to start a book, it also sets the scene for us, because it goes and explains that first he is nearly run over by a double Decker bus. Second he is nearly killed after saving the Prince and Princess ..." Read review
08.12.2003

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robin_best

Jack Ryan is back

AdvantagesHard to stop reading

Disadvantagesthe book ends

"Patriot Games is the next book in the Clancy series of books that contain the character of Jack Ryan, this book sees Ryan becoming a hero and saving the life of The Prince of Wales. This deed is not all glory for Ryan as it turns him from being an ex marine and a history teacher into a political target. Because of Ryan’s act of bravery he turns his family into a target for the ULA, a target that no terrorist group could ever leave alone. This ..." Read review
11.07.2001

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Quick review of Patriot Games - Tom Clancy

"This is one of my favorite books! Well, i love almost every piece that Tom Clancy wrote. And certainly, Tom Clancy has proven his diligence in writing this one. I recommend every spy novel lovers out there to try out this one. I' sure just like me, you will never set this book down without finishing it.
27.02.2008

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Community Level 4nipples

nipples

If you liked the film - you'll love the book

Advantagesthe book is better than the movie

Disadvantagesnone

"...to be released. I read Patriot Games a year or so before the film came out on video. I could not put this book down. I laughed, I cried, I enjoyed Jack Ryan kicking some butt. The plot is ex-CIA agent Jack Ryan was trying to enjoy mixing business and pleasure over here in jolly old England - when he stops an assassination attempt on members of the Royal Family. The terrorist then follow Jack back home to the USA and attempts to kill off his family. ..." Read review
17.07.2000

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While vacationing in London, CIA analyst Jack Ryan saves the Prince and Princess of Wales from a terrorist attack and gains the gratitude of a nation and the enmity of its most dangerous men.

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Author Tom Clancy
Title Patriot Games
Genre Thriller
Type Fiction
ISBN 0002231948; 0006174558; 0399132414

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