I wish I could teth this one negative stars, it is absolutely atrocious. The only saving grace for me was the nostalgia factor.
Just don’t expect more.
I ask you to imagine for a moment how realistic it would be that Chelsea Clinton or one of the Bush twins would be hired by a secretive organization and then asked to undercover assassinate an enemy of the US on foreign soil. I found it very interesting for this day and age.
Jack Ryan is out to pasture, no longer president. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Archived from the original on Though their last name is different, I couldn’t help but notice those are the also the names of recurring naval officer Bart Mancuso’s sons.
Not to sound horrible, but I appreciate it when an author makes it clear the gloves are taken off. So much telling without showing or plot advancement. This book is bad in several respects. Elsewhere, Brian Caruso, a nephew of the former president, is a U.
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Then magically on page Sacramento is changed to Provo, Utah. You can see that also from the way some comments and observations are repeated in different chapters, used basically just as “fillers” to satisfy a writing contract.
Clancy disregards his own continuity and all sense in continuing on the Ryan family story with Generation Two, and a pair of cousins newly retconned into the family tree. The substance causes complete paralysis at 30 to 50 seconds and death at 3 minutes, shutting down all the muscles within the victim including the diaphragmwith the exception of the heart.
The plot drags and the stakes lcancy so low it’s like trying to go back to playing nickel slots after a clahcy of no-limit hold’em. This one wasn’t particularly fast paced, but it was informative and interesting. The main narrative, though not as tense as one might hope, still clqncy for some fun reading. In this book he also gives us an idea of how som I continue to enjoy Tom Clancy books.
Page after page was devoted to them but in the end you couldn’t fill an index card with insights into their personality and motivations. Sadly, this one starts off with a real kick and then fizzles into a really lame pulp novel–and not even a good one at that. Only 5 milligrams are necessary for death. His last few efforts have been catastrophes, and this one is the worst of the worst. Pathetic, disproportionate, ridiculous, uninterested in consequences, and – the greatest sin – forgettable.
When you take away the research and the deep and clever plot from a Clancy book, you’re left with awful dialog and a total lack of sensible character behavior. Tom Clancy is one of the best conspiracy and political writers in my opinion.
This page was last edited on 5 Februaryat Although Clancy spends considerable time justifying everything. Do you think that would work out well? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Granted, the terrorists’ plot is certain feasible and somewhat terrifying, but nothing compared to past Jack Ryan universe books.
A mediocre attempt to capture the admittedly jingoistic magic of his previous novels. The substance causes complete paralysis at 30 to 50 seconds and death at 3 minutes, shutting down all the muscles within the victim including the diaphragmwith the exception of the heart.