The story is completely Clancy, which for me is high praise. Pritchard remains an imperfect narrator, but his performance here is leaps and bounds better than in Without Remorse. If his reading isn't an asset, neither is it a liability. If you like Clancy, this audiobook is worth your credit.
the book was great, but at times the voice would change pitch as if it was cut then a different recording was pit in place. the voice drops were pretty dramatic at times.
MR. TOM CLANCY DOES IT AGAIN, ANOTHER HIT. VERY BELIEVABLE .IT'S OBVIOUS HE RESEARCHES WELL
Tom Clancy delves deeply into the backstories of his characters in this book. Unlike "Red Rabbit", the history and thought processes actually lend more credibility to the characters than the author in respect to their current situation.
The reader/listener can't help but to develop feelings for each character (whether positive or negative) and will easily become concerned about their fate.
Michael Prichard had a negative review in his previous recording about John Clark for being too monotone (among other complaints). I feel that he has redeemed himself in this reading as he was simply stupendous with this attempt.
One of the best, but I only buy books that I'm sure I will like.
Maybe Without Remorse. Clark has a big role and there is a lot of violence which I like.
Did a fair job at changing his voice for the different characters. I've heard better, but there were a lot of characters.
Not possible as it was a very long book, but I did spend extra time listening. I always buy the unabridged version, and Clancy's works are wordy. I imagine him sitting on his porch talking into a dictation machine. He does a good job of getting technical information, especially on submarines. His final works, which were co-authored, were more succinct.
"Reading" all the Tom Clancy novels that my father always recommended, and C&PD did not disappoint. I remembered the movie pretty well (in hindsight they did a HORRIBLE job casting the roles for the movie) but this was absolutely worth the time to go through the full novel.
I enjoy spy, military, psychological, technical and fiction based in reality and science. I really value intimate, thorough writing.
Yes. It set up and covered alot of really ugly issues. I love the intricate chess game.
Tie between Clarke and Cortez. Both were hyper intelligent and thought quickly and effectively when things were going crazy. Both were professional and true to what they were.
Yes i have. About the same. Hes terrible for voices, especially women and or accents. But he can narrate and convey a mood like no other.
For every action...
Another fantastic character driven plot by Clancy. This one didn't feel quite as intimate as some others but the story had a very cause and effect / domino sort of feel to it. The writing does a very good job of convincing you that the situation is dire and ugly. It gives you an intimate picture of what something is. It never felt like the author just said "because is said so".
Classic techno thriller
Yeah. I like his style, because it does not over shadow the book. This book was a "good" performance.
If you are a Clancy fan like me you will enjoy the book. If you are new to Clancy this book is a good point to start.
I felt Clancy was just kind of philosophizing a lot in this book in a way that inhibited the story. Overall a great read though and a cool story.