Battlefield 3: The Russian
Dima is a Russian soldier who does not always work that may appear. Already a veteran and is always solving the issues, not the conventional side, but its way. Resolve to get away, but the bosses want to get rid of him and put him behind a negotiator for nuclear weapons. Actua ...more
I picked this up firstly because it's a novel based on a videogame that I enjoyed and secondly because I recognised the author. I haven't played the actual game in quite a few months, but after reading the book I can remember the story quite clearly.
The very first and most important point ...more
I have not played the game but I did recognise the cover as video game related. I thought this book was very good but ultimately let down at the end with what seemed like a rushed finale into the final 2 pages. I also felt there was too many characters which made it at times confusing, so much so that I didn't realise until flicking through the book after finishing it that Soloman was with Dima in the opening episode. Story was intersting and they built Soloman up to be a ...more
Plenty of nice touches
I've first read the book and then played the game.
Game felt wrong... there is one particular moment where game changes timeline differently than the book it says. (not sure if its positive or negative actually)
This book has some amazing moments where you want to read more and to not stop.
There are precious few authors that can bring the sort of credibility to military adventure stories that McNab does and he’s backed up by Peter Grimsdale an award winning television producer w...more
Over all this book is great, If you play the video game Battlefield 3 you'll love this book. Its similar to the campaign but it has a twist. If you havent played the game, but your ...more
Trained as a specialist in counter terrorism, prime t ...more