The Hunt for Red October
The runaway international No.1 bestseller that launched Tom Clancy’s spectacular career – became a blockbuster film – and introduced Jack Ryan.
THE HUNT IS ON…
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.
From the reviews of The Hunt for Red October: 'A snakily plotted, fast-moving blockbuster ... terrifying tension to the last page' Daily Mail 'Flawless authenticity... frighteningly genuine.' Wall Street Journal 'Offers an extraordinarily detailed glimpse into the secret world of nuclear submarines, and the potentially deadly cat-and-mouse games played by superpowers beneath the oceans' Sunday Times 'Absolutely terrific: entertaining, suspenseful and masterfully written... superlative.' Washington Times 'The Pentagon almost exploded when this book was published' Daily Telegraph 'A compelling story ... rivetingly plausible' Observer 'Gripping narrative ... navy buffs and thriller adepts have been mesmerised by the story of Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius, who seeks to defect to the US, bringing a billion-dollar submarine with him' Time Magazine
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