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The Hunt for Red October - Tom Clancy
The Hunt for Red October
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A deadly game of hide-and-seek played out in 18 days over 4000 miles of ocean. Red October is the Soviet Navy's newest ballistic missile submarine. When the whole crew decides to defect, the Soviet fleet sets out to destroy it, while the US and British fleets attempt to prevent them.
A deadly game of hide-and-seek played out in 18 days over 4000 miles of ocean. Red October is the Soviet Navy's newest ballistic missile submarine. When the whole crew decides to defect, the Soviet fleet sets out to destroy it, while the US and British fleets attempt to prevent them.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780870212857 (0870212850)
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
Series: Jack Ryan (#3)
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 The Hunt for Red October
I don't think I've ever read any Tom Clancy, though I've certainly been aware of him through other media, such as the film based on this particular book. This was exactly what I was looking for - a page-turner with not too much plot complication and relatively straightforward characters. There is pe...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 The Hunt for Red October (Special 15th Anniversary Edition)
In Clancy you're not going to get an elegant prose style or characters with any depth. I know that. But I give the book top marks for what it is--a well-paced, gripping nautical adventure tale with a wealth of technical detail that makes you feel like you have a privileged glimpse into the workings ...
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nouveau rated it
5.0 The Hunt for Red October (Special 15th Anniversary Edition)
certain publishing histories going down in legend. dune was originally published by an auto parts trade printer, and Clancy's Hunt for Red October, perhaps as much a part of the 80s conservatism as a result of it, was put out by the naval press. after bringing out Dune, the auto parts trade printer ...
davidofterra
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0.0 The Hunt for Red October (Special 15th Anniversary Edition)
My dad took a copy of this book into the USSR during the mid-1980s. It was confiscated as anti-Soviet propaganda.
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it
3.0 The Hunt for Red October
This is one book where I preferred the movie. Sean Connery really made the character Marko Ramius much more interesting than he was in the book.
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