Finished Reading: Jack Ryan (Book 6) – The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy


The Sum of All Fears (Jack Ryan, #6)The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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Finished Reading: Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy


Clear and Present Danger (Jack Ryan, #5; Jack Ryan Universe, #6)Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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Finished Reading: The Cardinal of the Kremlin, by Tom Clancy


The Cardinal of the Kremlin (Jack Ryan, #4)The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Finished Reading: Without Remorse by Tom Clancy


Without Remorse (Jack Ryan Universe, #1)Without Remorse by Tom Clancy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have read the majority of the Jack Ryan books by Tom Clancy before and he became my favourite author as a result. Nothing has changed. I loved these books and I see little to change that now. A great read and I look forward to working my way through the entire series again.

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Article: Tom Clancy Has Died


By now most people familiar with books and authors will know that Tom Clancy has died. Tom Clancy wrote the Jack Ryan series of novels, including ‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘Patriot Games’ and ‘Clear and Present Danger.’ He was perhaps the author I favoured most and he will be sadly missed.

The links below are to articles that report on the life and death of Tom Clancy.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/2013/10/02/228485169/tom-clancy-dies-left-indelible- mark-on-thriller-genre
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/02/228457438/tom-clancy-master-of-military- techno-thrillers-dies
http://www.npr.org/2013/10/03/228815430/remembering-tom-clancy-faulkner-in-a-flak-jacket
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/03/228758394/book-news-tom-clancy-remembered-as-the-father-of-a-genre
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-top-five-novels
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/gamesblog/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-video-games
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/03/tom-clancy-novelist-business-franchise
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/02/tom-clancy-dies-aged-66

Reading: The Hunt for Red October and Jason Bourne


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I am a big fan of Tom Clancy novels and in particular the Jack Ryan series. A number of years ago I read all of the novels published in the series up until the time I moved house and so for the last 5 years I haven’t read any new ones. When I moved I decided I needed to clean out some of my books (and I have a huge library), so I figured the majority of my fiction books could be cleaned out. I always regretted moving the Tom Clancy novels along, though I figured that at some point I could reclaim them as ebooks, which I am now beginning to do.

A couple of weeks ago I decided to start reading the series again – right from the beginning. I hesitated as to what order I should read them, given that Patriot Games really was set before The…

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