Patriot Games - Jack Ryan, Bk 1 Author:Tom Clancy Tom Clancy's Patriot Games is filled with the exceptional realism and authenticity that distinguished the author's two previous bestsellers, Hunt for Red October and Red Storm Rising. Patriot Games puts us on the cutting edge of another type of war -- the international battle of terrorism. — Years before the defection of a Soviet submarin... more »e will send him hurtling into confrontation with the Soviets in Red October, Jack Ryan, historian, ex-marine, and CIA analyst, is vacationing in London when the Ulster Liberation Army makes a terrorist attack on the Prince and Princess of Wales. By instinctively diving forward to break up the attack, he gains both the gratitude of a nation and the hatred of its most dangerous men. Jack Ryan must summon all of the skills and knowledge at his command to battle back against his nemesis.
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Brendan S. reviewed Patriot Games (Jack Ryan, Bk 1) on
great read until you reach the end when it seems like Clancy is trying to finish in a hurry.have been disappointed in Clancy as a whole,having said that,i would recommend "without remorse" as a good start with this as a close second(dont bother with Red rabbit!)