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.
Somewhere under the Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision: the Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. And the most incredible chase in history is on....
The Hunt for Red October is the runaway bestseller that launched Tom Clancy's phenomenal career. A military thriller so accurate and convincing that the author was rumored to have been debriefed by the White House. Its theme: the greatest espionage coup in history. Its story: the chase for a runaway top secret Russian missile sub.