There are many fictional books written to be enjoyed for their.
However, the interest of the reader in the contents of a book is sometimes affected by the realism with which the plot is introduced. Tom Clancy is an author of many books concerning the military. He is one of the most outstanding authors for writing fictional novels to do with military. His novels The Hunt for Red October and The Cardinal of The Kremlin provide insights which will capture the imagination of many readers. Using historical facts, references to real military hardware and believable characters, Tom Clancy is able to develop believable plots.
Tom Clancy's insight into history allowed him to write a very.
realistic and therefore believable plot. His use of historical events.
which actually took place and were incorporated into his stories allowed him to enhance motives for the fictional conflict. Many people who lost trust and belief in the Communist system defected to the United States and other countries. Through use of historical facts such as defection in The Hunt for Red October (THRO), Clancy is able to advance his plot. Defections for political reasons happened quite often during the Cold War. There were many defections in history starting back in World War II when famous people like Albert Einstein defected to the use because the Germans discriminated again him being Jewish (pg. 124-5, Vol. 9 Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia). The more recent occurance of defection to the US of a high ranking deputy chief of staff del Pi ¤o Dáaz happened in 1987 (pg. 24, "A flight to freedom"). Ramius was the main character in the novel who decided to defect. The character helps Clancy to develop reasons for which.
such a high ranking commander would defect and later cause conflict to.
occur between the U.S. and Soviet Union. The use of historical facts.
common during the Cold War was defection which made Communism infamous and Tom Clancy famous for the believable plot developed.