As a teenage delinquent, Andy McNab kicked against society. As a young soldier , he waged war against the IRA in the streets and fields of South Armagh. Title: Firewall Author(s): Andy McNab. ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Atria Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA. Helsinki, December , Nick Stone is on the run after lifting’ one of the heads of what the intelligence services call ROC (Russian Organized Crime). A group.
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During the Gulf War he commanded Bravo Two Zero, a patrol that, in the words of his commanding officer, ‘will remain in regimental history for ever’.
I think this book was better than the previous 2. Lots of description of explosives fidewall field tradecraft, which made the story lag.
Russia has launched a cyber-espionage attack, hacking into the West’s most sensitive military secrets. But he also makes it clear that this is irrelevant. In fact, they are only just be Helsinki, December That’s all you know, for the rest the book stays wide open.
Like “The Martian” it seems to have been written backwards to allow the hero to just barely succeed at overwhelming odds, using improvised materials. A great story and involved plot something I find lacking in the later Anfy novels add up to a real page turner. Mar 09, Helen rated it really liked it.
However, the child, Kelly, that Stone is looking after felt like a distraction to the main plot.
McNab also does well at creating a loveable if sissy supporting character, Tom, and finding out what happens to him is one of the best parts of the suspense. Nick Stone is a bore and should be retired and put to rest.
Stone dominates the action in this story. Stone enters the bleak underworld of the former Soviet republic of Estonia, where unknown aggressors stalk the bitter landscape, ady he soon finds himself caught between implacable enemies.
Petersburg, he finds himself in the middle of a Russian offensive to McNab fleshes him out as a believable and likable person. In Northern Ireland he spent two years working as an undercover operator with 14th Intelligence Group, going on to become an instructor.
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Pretty good book, great pace just a little too much description, my opinion. Random House Audiobooks Availability: I can recommend this book to all of you that like thrillers about special forces fellas that are not super heroes.
But unlike “The Martian” the author leaves us mostly in the dark about what the plan is, and asks us to suspend disbelief that the improvised materials will suffice. View all 4 comments. Added by 3 of our members.
I’ll fiewall to read it or pretend I didn’t or maybe just change my name and leave the country. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Great Spy thriller based in Europe!!!
Nick Stone is a real as it gets. This is McNab’s third Nick Stone novel, and when you factor in all the times that Stone mcnabb stalked, betrayed, mugged, drugged, beaten, frozen to within an inch of his life and nearly blown to bits, it’s a wonder the stoic British ex-SAS special forces operative is still alive. As with the other Stone thrillers, all stories are written sequentially. The Best Books of Men who use their training as that are not super heroes. An excellent read, one of his best.
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And so Stone is thrust into the grim underworld of Estonia, with unknown aggressors stalking the Arctic landscape. As with the other books in the series, Nick Stone is a fallible human. And while Stone always survives the story itself is wide open. Simon and SchusterJun 25, – Fiction – pages. Bravo Two Zero is the highest selling war book of all time and has sold over 1.
American and British intelligence agencies are determined to thwart them.