Red Cell

Red Cell

Book - 1994
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In a novel created by the former Navy SEAL with himself as the hero, Dick Marcinko, a free-lance security consultant, engages in a deadly fight with North Korean operatives and makes a startling discovery.
Publisher: New York, NY : Pocket Books, c1994.
ISBN: 9780671799564
0671799568
Branch Call Number: FIC Mar
Characteristics: 352 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weisman, John
Alternative Title: Rogue warrior 2.

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Nov 06, 2017

Bogus. This guy may have been a great SEAL, but writing is not his strong suit. I suppose that is why the second author, John Weisman, is involved, but his effort is a FAIL. The plot is ridiculous. The pacing is terribly uneven. The characters are cartoonish. Marcinko paints himself as a foul-mouthed, bada$$, which he may very well be, but run-on cursing is a weak plot device.

Maybe the Navy screwed him over in real life. I don't know. But the novel is a clearly a vendatta against the service and the whole government, intended to make the U.S. look not like a superpower, but like a superclown, and the Navy, in particular, as being thoroughly corrupt, inept, untrustworthy and cowardly from the lowest able seaman to the very top echelon. Marcinko has a very big ax to grind.

His first book was apparently non-fiction and a best seller. Good for him. But this follow-up novel is just trash. Read something decent, instead.

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