- Paperback: 528 pages
- Publisher: Random House (4 June 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1780898401
- ISBN-13: 978-1780898407
- Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 3.9 x 23.4 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 590 g
- Average Customer Review: 30 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,596 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The President Is Missing is a big, splashy juggernaut of a novel, combining thrills with a truly authentic look at the inner happenings in Washington. I read it in one gulp. You will too." (Harlan Coben, #1 bestselling author of DON'T LET GO)
"Marry the political savvy of Bill Clinton with the craftsmanship of James Patterson and you get a fabulously entertaining thriller that is meticulous in its portrayal of Washington politics, gripping in its pacing, and harrowing in its depiction of the perils of cyberwarfare. This dark tale is, at bottom, a warning and a prophecy about the mortal threats to our democracy posed by terrorists abroad, homegrown extremism, and the technological miracles that have rendered us both powerful and defenceless at once." (Ron Chernow, #1 bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ALEXANDER HAMILTON and GRANT)
"The book’s biggest selling point is the guarantee of political authenticity… the kite-mark of unmatchable psychological veracity… The eventual revelation of the villain, which is satisfying and surprising, really does feel like the outcome of a conversation between one writer with an unusual skill at thriller plotting and another with an exceptional grasp of global politics. The literary running mates have earned a second term." (The Guardian)
"The publishing event of the year… a White House thriller of unique insight" (World of Cruising magazine)
"Page-turning… In a plot crammed with twists, readers are granted thriller writing that delivers… Nobody will walk away from The President Is Missing feeling disappointed if they are looking for a vigorous, fast-moving thriller that takes the reader into the corridors of power" (Barry Forshaw i newspaper)
"The plotting is immaculate… the writing is taut" (Josh Glancy Sunday Times)
"A high-octane collaboration... the addictive qualities are undeniable" (Daily Telegraph)
"A showstopper… if you like thrillers and you like American politics, you’re going to love this book... You feel the authenticity of the two writers writing hand in glove... It’s a cracker" (Ryan Tubridy RTE)
"A bullet train of a thriller. The Day of the Jackal for the twenty-first century." (A.J. Finn, author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW)
The thriller only a President could write.
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The thriller only a President could write.
"The dream team delivers big time … Clinton’s insider secrets and Patterson’s storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade."
"The President Is Missing is heart-pounding, gripping, terrifying. As I read, ferociously turning the pages, I kept asking myself, "Could this really happen?" Bill Clinton’s insight into the pressures of being president and life in the White House coupled with James Patterson’s chops as an action writer have combined to give us a genuinely masterful thriller."
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Otherwise a story of a major threat in a modern day world was told fairly well, interestingly enough.
I struggled to finish it. I didn't care about the character of the President who to me came across as shallow.
Was excited to read it because of the 2 great minds who wrote it - it was at best a real fizzer.
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