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Warfare to make your blood curdle

Advantages: Great detail, action, descriptions, political mastery, storyline
Disadvantages: Iceland story gets a bit boring on the 5th read!

Once again, Tom Clancy has me mesmerised by his book. The book has a clearly defined progress of events, interspersed with a wide range of superbly detailed and exciting action scenes. Here is the blurb from the back cover: "The Muslim terrorists who ...

Oliy 06.07.2001 · Read full review
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Stormin

Advantages: Enjoyable and Detailed
Disadvantages: Cut down on the political propaganda please

I get the feeling that all my reviews of Clancy are gonna begin with the same words: gripping read, great detail, bit too 'Americans Goood, Everyone Else Baaaaad'. As ever he seems a tad keen to put his personal political slant in there. So, the plot. ...

Sweep1 20.05.2001 · Read full review
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So close to what could have been

Advantages: Excellent all round book
Disadvantages: none

Muslim terrorists destroy the Soviet Union's largest petro-chemical plant thought that they were striking a blow for freedom. But all they had done, unknowingly by them, was to fire the first shots of World War III. The Soviet Union, now desperately sho ...

robin_best 15.08.2001 · Read full review
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The Bears Claws

Advantages: Marvellously detailed, very pacey read
Disadvantages: None

Red Storm Rising is the book that introduced me to Tom Clancy and is responsible for me spending vast quantities of money on the books that followed. It is a well-balanced look at what could have happened during the Cold War years. The trigger that set ...

Guzman 17.07.2001 · Read full review
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The Global conflict of the superpowers

Advantages: insight into modern warfare
Disadvantages: Jumps about quite a bit

...And to think I never knew that rising storms were red. Red storm rising was the second book that Tom Clancy has written basically a macro war-game, with the help of his friend Larry Bond. They came up with the idea, and were curious how a war would play ...

Bauldin 10.01.2003 · Read full review
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