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Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy
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Feb 20, 12

really liked it

I haven't read a Clancy in almost a decade. I bought Teeth of the Tiger and never even read it.

I like Clancy's early works (Red Storm, Cardinal, Red October particularly) much better than his later stuff and you can completely forget the Ops Center and Ryan, Jr stories. I think he is the king of political 'what-if,' writing about the weaknesses of the Soviet Union long before it fell apart. I did not mind slogging through all the technical details and loved looking at the Soviet Union and its problems through Clancy's eyes, even if I was reading fiction.

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