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The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan Universe, #4) Tom Clancy.
Start with Without Remorse, while not technically part of the series, the primary detective is Jack Ryan’s father and the main character of that book is John Kelly, one of the primary characters in the series.
Top responsesNo definitely go in order, the Jack Ryan series is just awesome, much better than the movies. Start with Without Remorse , while not technically part of the … read more21 votesA) books almost always better than movies B) don’t forget Red Storm Rising8 votesI’d read Red Storm Rising before going through the entire Jack Ryan set. It’s really his best and doesn’t require anything else. And if you want to read Red … read more6 votesPersonally, I would read them in the order they were published. I think that it’s great being able to see how they all fit in and work together. Red Storm … read more3 votesI’d read Red Storm Rising because it is his best book and is stand alone. Then I’d read: The Hunt for Red October Patriot Games The Cardinal of the Kremlin … read more3 votesRed Storm Rising is one of the best books going around.2 votesSee all
The last five book’s Clancy published were all written with a partner. Newcomers to the writings of Tom Clancy are well-advised to start with the same book that put the writer on the literary map in 1987.
Start with Red Storm Rising, since it is not connected to his Jack Ryan series and is not set in the same narrative universe.But I found it was a good introduction to his style of writing. Next I would start the Jack Ryan series with Hunt for Red October, even though Patriot Games is chronologically set before Red October.By reading it in the order that Clancy wrote them in my mind made more
Tom Clancy, author of 17 New York Times bestsellers, died this week at the age of 66. Here are five key novels of his career. By John Dugdale
This was the first Tom Clancy book I read. I was about 13 or 14 at the time, and I couldn’t put it down. I’ve gone back to that book so many times over the years and even introduced my husband to it. The characters feel like true people, flaws and all.
If you’re looking to start reading some of the Tom Clancy books, it is the first Tom Clancy book written as well. I still consider this book one of his best overall, despite the many novels he has put out so far. I went on searching to read all the rest of the Tom Clancy books in order. The Tom Clancy books have been called military