The Hunt for Red October
1986. A paperback copy in near fine condition.
The runaway international No 1 bestseller that launched Tom Clancy's spectacular career and introduced his acclaimed hero, Jack Ryan, in the ultimate submarine adventure -- now reissued with a new cover. Silently, beneath the chill Atlantic waters, Russia's ultra-secret missile submarine, the Red October, is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime. The most incredible chase in history is on! The Hunt for Red October! the classic story of a spellbinding battle of nerves, above and below the waves, unrivalled in its authenticity and breath-stopping suspense.
From the reviews of The Hunt for Red October: 'Flawless authenticity . . . frighteningly genuine.' Wall Street Journal 'Absolutely terrific: entertaining, suspenseful and masterfully written . . . superlative.' Washington Times
Since the publication of The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy has established an unrivalled position as the world's leading thriller writer, with a string of million-selling novels and three major Hollywood films to his name. He is also the author of SSN and the non-fiction books Submarine, Armoured Warfare, Fighter Wing and Marine, and the co-creator of the Op-Centre series.