Another aspect of the book that took me out of the story was its rather pervasive right-wing politics. Now, I am certainly more politically aware than I was a decade ago when I started reading Tom Clancy books, so perhaps I’m just noticing something that’s always been there. But a couple years ago I reread Red Rabbit and Rainbow Six for fun, and didn’t find it particularly blatant at all in terms of right-wingness. Dead or Alive, however, seemed oddly specific in the topics it chose to address.
If you’re looking to start some of the Tom Clancy novels (maybe due to hearing of his recent death and you’re wondering just who this author was), you might be wondering what is the right list of the Tom Clancy books in order – how should you read them starting from the beginning to the end. Or if you’ve already read a few, you might be wondering what you’ve been missing out on that you should catch up on before his latest – and last book is published.
So here is the chronological order of the Tom Clancy books, including the Tom Clancy Jack Ryan series, and the new series written by Mark Greaney starring the new operative Dominic Caruso, nephew of president Jack Ryan.
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