Rainbow Six

Rainbow Six

Jack Ryan Series, Book 10

eBook - 1999
Average Rating:
5
5
3
 …
Rate this:
Over the course of nine novels, Tom Clancy's genius for big, compelling plots and his natural narrative gift (The New York Times Magazine) have mesmerized hundreds of millions of readers and established him as one of the preeminent storytellers of our time. Rainbow Six, however, goes beyond anything he has done before. At its heart is John Clark, the ex-Navy SEAL of Without Remorse and well-known from several of Clancy's novels as "the dark side of Jack Ryan," the man who conducts the secret operational missions Ryan can have no part of. Whether hunting warlords in Japan, druglords in Colombia, or nuclear terrorists in the United States, Clark is efficient and deadly, but even he has ghosts in his past, demons that must be exorcised. And nothing is more demonic than the peril he must face in Rainbow Six: a group of terrorists like none the world has ever encountered before, a band of men and women so extreme that their success could literally mean the end of life on this earth as we know it. It is Tom Clancy's most shocking story ever—and closer to reality than any government would care to admit. As Clancy takes us through the twists and turns of Rainbow Six, he blends the exceptional realism and authenticity that are his hallmarks with intricate plotting, knife-edge suspense, and a remarkable cast of characters. This is Clancy at his best—and there is none better.
Publisher: 1999
Branch Call Number: OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Berkley, 1999. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1007 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781101002292

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

BookReviewer2015 Nov 09, 2014

The hit Tom Clancy novel that inspired the video game!

Non-stop action! This book is the real deal when it comes to Techno-Thrillers!

d
DirtyHarry55
Apr 20, 2012

First Tom Clancy novel I have read. Pretty good book. Like I said, it is the first that I have read of his, so I found it hard to follow at first as there are several subplots. However, he ties them all in nicely in the end. I plan on reading all of his John Ryan books now, but not in the order that they came out. I am going to follow the timelines in the story. Out of 12 books in this series, this is number 10.

r
rahmmie
Sep 08, 2011

Entertaining but far from being one of Clancy's best

k
Keogh
Apr 13, 2011

A strong Clancy book pitting John Clark and an international team of counterterrorism soldiers against a group seeking to wipe out almost every human being on earth. The worst case scenario brought to life, and it works, even with Clancy's fondness for going on and on about technical matters.

r
RazorSteel
Jun 10, 2008

"Nobody can be that good," a cornered eco-terrorist surmises. But, yes, the Rainbow team IS that good. Never a Clancy fan until I read "Without Remorse," "Rainbow Six" again features ex-Navy SEAL John Clark, now head of the most elite antiterrorist task force ever assembled. A fast-paced, fantastic read that doesn't get bogged down in details, just never-ending action.

Notices

Add Notices

q
Qualex
Nov 13, 2013

Coarse Language: Occasional use of strong language

q
Qualex
Nov 13, 2013

Violence: This novel follows a highly secretive team of international counter terrorists, so, violence will of course be in the novel

q
Qualex
Nov 13, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Hostages are taken by the terrorists, and are sometimes killed.

d
DirtyHarry55
Apr 20, 2012

Violence: The team is dealing with terrorists. There are several shootouts in the book.

d
DirtyHarry55
Apr 20, 2012

Coarse Language: A few swears in it. Not bad though.

Age

Add Age Suitability

m
mkjosha
May 04, 2014

mkjosha thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

q
Qualex
Nov 13, 2013

Qualex thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

d
DirtyHarry55
Apr 20, 2012

DirtyHarry55 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

d
DirtyHarry55
Apr 20, 2012

John Clark is now the head of a multi-national anti-terrorist team called Rainbow. They aer dispatched to a few terrorist incidents with the last one being of global importance.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Skokie Public Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top