Lou did an excellent job - was lost in the characters not in his narration; that's well done.
Love it. One of my favorite Clancy thrillers! - I've listen or read to them all.
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Haven't read the print version, but I cannot belie it could be better than this!
Lou Diamond Phillips just nails these charactors, he makes me duck for cover every time!
He is so talanted, clear precise charactors, hard to believe all these people are read by just Lou. He even gets the foreign accents right, his reading makes Tom Clancy's novels come to life. Well done Mr Phillips, encore, oncore!
Ryan, Clark and Chevez are back, stap on your body armour and hold on tight!
I just hope Lou Diamond Phillips keeps reading these Ryan series, I got away from Clancy for years but listening to Lou read one, and I'm hooked all over again...
Clancy does a better job when he writes the book rather than using Greaney. Phillips is a good reader.
I prefer real ending instead of lead-ins to the next book.
Crisp, pleasant, and understandable.
It was a good yarn and worth the time.
Mark Greaney writes fast paced books that are difficult to put down. If I had one criticism it would be that he goes into a lot of detail about the guns that are used by the main characters. It's clear to me that Mark like firearms. I don't think the long descriptions of the bullets, grains of powder, etc add anything to the story. On the other hand they don't detract from it either. Now he just needs to produce books faster than I can consume them. Which means he needs to issue about 150 books a years! WOOHOO I'm good with that!
yes. it is a interesting story. A little heavy on the Middle East stigma based on current events.
He has good diction.
This was a short Clancy Novel. Waiting for more stories of the young Mr. Clarke.
I am a Clancy addict, I freely admit. This book was so action packed and fast paced I could not stop listening. I listened to it for 10 hours at work and the 15 minute trip home. Some of Clancy's book get so detailed they kind of bog you down with information. There is some of that here but overall I think the duo of Greaney and Clancy is excellent. If you enjoy Clancy or Greaney you can't go wrong with this book. The narration by Phillips is excellent as well.
I felt this story just dragged on and on, the author I am sure felt the details were meant to add perspective to the story but I found it interrupted the flow and lost interest many times and in fact for the first time when listening to a book I tuned out whole sections of the book.
Lou Diamond Phillips is the very best narrator I have heard - he has a mastery of accents and language. He is the audible book!
No. Too partisan.
Tom Clancy has a great page turner style. If your political views are anyting other than far right, some of the passages may make your neck hairs bristle.
It's a great book that keeps you entertained.
Most of Clancy's other books. Especially his newer books.
The final firefight in Soviet Russia.
Clancy does a great job of not only wrapping up some story lines and he leaves a few open for the next Jack Ryan book. Taking the direction of developing Jack Ryan Jr. is turning into a good one.