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Meet Me at the Moon eIs one of the reasons why I havenjoyed these last books as they Observers Book Of Aircraft evoke feelings because I have actually seen thesevents with my own Kingdom of Back eyes And the realism just doesn t stop with dealing with thesevents but with its aftermath Whether it is getting back up from the mat grieving or being tested by others as they view us weak because we were hit by terrorist attacks While being The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families entertained I was also being informed about how much is on the plate of the leader of this country This book is also a little scary as we see a new form of attack and realize howasy this attack could happen Once again the realism is tangible and just leaps off the pagesYes reading these books is a commitment as they are very lengthy in nature One just never realizes it though because right away you are sucked into the story and cannot stop reading Once again Tom Clancy has written a very Time to Fly (Wild at Heart, entertaining book Reading this wasntirely an xercise in reading something that lies way outside my comfort zone Why is it outside my comfort zone Well it s not aimed at me for a start I m a woman and I
m American I knew what I was taking on it s a thriller by a mega not American knew what I was taking on it s a thriller by a mega author who specialises in a particular kind of macho flag waving Budweiser swilling big dick patriotic all action Americana There s nothing wrong with that of course if the writing s good and knowing that I had very opportunity to avoid reading it in full knowledge of what it was And besides I don t always conform to type I love the spy thrillers of John le Carr and while your standard Action Movie leaves me cold Bond films in particular because actually I m uite
fond of Fleming s original Bond books I do have a big soft spot for The of Fleming s original Bond books I do have a big soft spot for The Dozen for reasons I ve never fully understood So I was determined to see this one throughAnyway the premise of this 900 page doorstop is something like this CIA spook and alleged family guy Jack Ryan becomes President by accident after a Japanese airline pilot flies a 747 into a packed Capitol yes really wiping out both houses of Congress the Supreme Court and a goodly part of the Washington stablishment Yes it s a Tea Party wet dream Meanwhile in another part of the forest the demented leader of Iran takes advantage of the situation to take over Ira and launch an invasion of Saudi Arabia with the wildly improbable cooperation of both India and China And to complicate things also attempts to kidnap the president s younger daughter and start an pidemic of haemorrhagic fever amongst America s car salesmen you feel like shouting Yay at that pointOk it s fantasy stuff Le Carr always has the ring of authenticity not least because he was a real spook while Clancy was an insurance salesman and that s fine if it s well written The big problem is that it s appallingly badly written To be fair Clancy knows his stuff about military hardware and he s obviously done his homework about life in the White House in fact those are the most interesting bits although still a poor substitute for The West Wing The rest is just dismal Violence I wish there was some For great stretches nothing happens at all Mind Games (Lock Mori, except digressions on Clancyan hobby horses like why the US tax system needs reform There s no humanity we keep being told how much President Ryan loves his family but we never see anyvidence he never takes time to read his youngest a story or play with his son or have conflicts with his teenage daughter In fact by the The Rogue (Rothvale Legacy Historical Romance, end of the 900 pages we know hardly any about the children than we did at the beginning There s thendless pauses while the author stops to 1948 explain some trivial point to his braindead readership hey naval parlance still talks about a ship steamingven though a modern ship s Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries, engines don t do it that way isn t that amazing tell Ripley s Believe It Or Not at once. Executive Orders begins Ryan had agreed to accept the vice presidency only as a caretaker for a year and now suddenly an incalculable weight has fallen on his shoulders How do you run a government without a government Where do youven begin With stunning force Ryan's responsibilities crush on him He must calm an anxious and grieving nation allay the skepticism of the world's leaders conduct a swift investigation of the tragedy and arrange a massive state funeral all while attempting to reconstitute a Cabinet and a Congress with the greatest possible speed But that is not all Many yes are on him now and many of them are unfriendly In Beijing Tehran In some ways I hesitate to write about this book because it s been out So Long That Everyone Who long that veryone who read this kind of thing already has Master spook Jack Ryan has been sworn into the presidency minutes after a massive terrorist sponsored The Dublin Diary of Stanislaus Joyce explosion destroys the US capitol building killing nearly all of the members of Congress and the president Ryan had been named vice president minutesarlier when a political scandal forced the resignation of the former vice president This is an Dark Chase (Gunrunner, edge of the chair tapestry not merely a story but a veritable tapestry of plots and sub Injoyed this one Jack Ryan becoming the president after a terrorist attack and the story takes off My only gripe was the book was very long I think it could have been cut down by several hundred pagesmaybe Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, even 600 or so I first read it in 1996 when it came outMy reaction then was ho humI just finished it again The man was 5 years before 911 Wow did he call it or whatThe things that he speaks about arexactly about what is happening in Europe and america todayI like very much his style of flipping form Der Fall von Madrid entity tontity It truly gives the perspective of multiple plots running simultaneously It could be confusing to those with a Lost Faith (The Dollhouse, eighth grade reading abilityI read one cometary for a non american who probably doesn t read the news or understands what is truly happening in the world today or her country hasn t been attached at all since 1996 She ignorantlyuates the them of the book to The Men at Work Macho Macho Man If she really read this book she would have seen plenty of Macho Women from other countriesI heartedly recommend this book for those with at least an High School Lincs Retribution (Brothers of Devils Comfort MC, education any background in history that has than 10 years in depthDefinitely not for the PETA Code Pink crowd Any of you been to France lately I have What a warm a fuzzy feeling it gives me to see two French Policemen with full automatic weapons walking amongst the crowds of passengers at the Gran Tran Gar in Lion Talk about Macho This book is a serious contender for worst book I havever read that is not by Dean Koontz It is an xcrutiating almost 1400 pages of awful dialogue shocking misunderstanding of politics simplification of
international affairs right wing propaganda and the utter ruination of a once njoyable if kind of affairs right wing propaganda and the utter ruination of a once njoyable if kind of character Jack RyanMaybe back in 1996 some people could be fooled by Clancy s ideas but after the disasterous presidency of George Bush Jr whose policies and thought
process are often similar to Ryan s in this novel this book is completely without credibility When I are often similar to Ryan s in this novel this book is completely without credibility When I see it laying on my coffee table out of the corner of my ye I kept mistaking Clancy for Cheney That should tell you 69 Shades of Nashville everything you need to know about this one Jack Ryan and Tom Clancy may have reached their pinnacle of achievement with this book However this book is definitely not the place to start the series as a minimum The Hunt for Red October Patriot Games and Debt of Honor should definitely be read before this bookJack due to thevents detailed in Debt of Honor suddenly finds himself President of the US a position which he never aspired to and in which he feels decidedly uncomfo This picks up right from the Deirdre (Las feas también los enamoran, ending point of the last book One really needs to read that book before this one Jack is now president of the country after the devastatingvents that hit the country Is he ready for it as domestic people and leaders of foreign countries uestion his leadership and test himThis one is a little long as it is over thirteen hundred pages That being said I was never bored with it and there were definitely times where I was Otis (Selected Sinners MC, emotional One of the aspects I like about Tom Clancy s books is the realism and thesevents are unfortunately too real as they are similar to actual Hard Rock events I think this. The President is dead and the weight literally of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders in Tom Clancy's newest and mostxtraordinary novel I don't know what to do Where's the manual the training course for this job Whom do I ask Where do I go Debt of Honor Must Love Santa ended with Tom Clancy's most shocking conclusionver; a joint session of Congress destroyed the President dead most of the Cabinet and the Congress dead the Supreme Court and the Joint Chiefs likewise Dazed and confused the man who only minutes before had been confirmed as the new Vice President of the United States is told that he is now President President John Patrick Ryan And that is where. Foreigners of course are meekly compliant and admiring Russians would you believe or sinister devious comic book villians Gadzooks My master plan has been foiled again by those pesky AmericansWorst of all though is the sickly sentimentality of it all The triumph of Mom s Apple Pie beer and franks at the Ball Game and the Grand ol Opry with the mean streets of South Central LA and West Balti kept well out
Of The Way In The Free Speech Zone Hell They the way in the Free Speech Zone Hell they their President so much there s not a whisper of a protest ven when the unelected President Ryan overrides the constitution to impose a ban on crossing state lines I can think of one president who d be glad of a tiny fraction of the cooperation from "HIS TRUCULENT NATION AND NO I M NOT BEING " truculent nation And no I m not being the US is a foreign country to me I m an alien there I ve been told as much in no uncertain terms and owe no allegiange to Old GloryOk it was an xperiment and I m glad I read it But I don t think I ll be going back that way any time soon This book is the pinnacle of the Jack Ryan series of novels We finally see Jack Ryan reluctantly and tragically become President of the United States He hates it and sees it as a curse The problem is that he is good at it The very fact that he doesn t want to be there makes him all the appealing to the voters in the book and to the reader Of course his reluctance is seen as weakness by other world leaders and some try to take advantage of the situation Their mistake This book takes the Jack Ryan series to its ultimate heightAs a Tom Clancy fan I was naturally drawn to this book but Passions Ransom even if I were not a fan I think this would have been a huge hit with me Clancy wrote this book and most before it with an amazing degree of realism So much of what happens in the books couldasily happen in the real world and that is what makes them so good That is also what makes them so complex Reality is complex therefore so are Clancy s novels This particular addition to the series struck just the right balance of politics intrigue military adventure and BOB MARLEY BASS COLLECTION even science to keep you turning page after page of this massive volume If you havever read any of the Jack Ryan novels then you must read this one If you have never read one get one of the Prismas stora bok om Mytologi earlier ones Otherwise Executive Orders will be a bit of a spoiler This was a 1358 page book but it never felt slow and I wasnthralled throughoutWhile sometimes Clancy s military maneuver segments were a bit over my head they were interspersed with Bunny Lake is Missing enough other action to keep it movingA big thing I noticed about this book is thatven though it was written in 1996 Clancy had a few plot lines that seemed like Nostradamus A Kangaroos Life esue foreshadowing to 20 years later 1358 pages yes 1358 of Tom Clancy and now the nightmare is finally over This book took me a year to read not because of its length but because it s incredibly boring for loooong stretches I would set it aside for months at a time The beginning was good and thending the last 300 pages was gripping but to get there you have to get through a 1000 pages of of the main character Jack Ryan now president whining and complaning about being president and the political processif there was The Wizardry Cursed (Wiz, ever any doubt where Clancy stands he makes it pretty obvious Every few pages Ryan complains about the bad day he s had blah blah blah and bums smokes from peoplecome on he s the pres somebody buy him a pack alreadyClancy threw inverything but the kitchen sink in this book it s just too muchThis book is a perfect Writing Short Films example of what is wrong with book publishing in the past decade Editors remember them are now afraid to say no to the big brand name authors and let them get away with some horrendus decisions This book couldasily have been cut in half and nothing missed Or better yet made in 2 books. Nd other world capitals including Washington DC there are those ager to take advantage where they may some of whom bear a deep animus toward the United States some of whom from Ryan's past harbor intense animosity toward the new President himself Soon they will begin to move on their opportunities; soon they will present Jack Ryan with a crisis so big ven he cannot imagine it Tom Clancy has written remarkable novels before but nothing comparable to the timeliness and drama of Executive Orders Filled with the xceptional realism and intricate plotting that are his hallmarks it attests to the words of the St Louis Post Dispatch This man can tell a sto. .