Red storm rising

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Putnam, 1986 - Fiction - 652 pages
83 Reviews
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Read by F. Murray Abraham
With that shrill cry, three Muslim terrorists blow up a key Soviet oil complex, creating a critical oil shortage that threatens the stability of the USSR.
To offer the effects of this disaster, members of the Politburo and the KGB devise a brilliant plan of diplomatic trickery - a sequence of events designed to pit the NATO allies against each other - a distraction calculated to enable the Soviets to seize all the oil in the Persian Gulf.
But as this spellbinding story of international intrigue and global politics nears its climax, the Soviets are faced with another prospect, one they hadn't planned on: a full-scale conflict in which nobody can win.

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There is also a cute love story that develops here. - Goodreads
A bit dated, but truly a page turner. - Goodreads
And it made me a fan of his writing style. - Goodreads
Tom Clancy's writing has developed with his later books - Goodreads
I read it over 20yrs ago and hardly remember the plot. - Goodreads
Plot is so probable I just hope it's not possible. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tom Fugate - Goodreads

This is a book that I find myself rereading every couple of years. I think it is the good storytelling combined with characters that you can relate to. We lost a good one when Tom Clancy passed away Read full review

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User Review  - Frans Karlsson - Goodreads

A terrorist attack starts World War 3. A fast paced war story about how World War 3 could have started. Clancy is very good in bringing a lot of different stories toghether into one big book. Enjoyed the way he focused in on a few characters and developed them during the book. Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Tom Clancy is America?s, and the world?s, favorite international thriller author. Starting with The Hunt for Red October, all thirteen of his previous books have hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. His books, The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears have been made into major motion pictures. He lives in Maryland where he is a co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles.