“Korea Strait”

David Poyer

I enjoy Poyer’s “Tales of the Modern Navy” series because, unlike most military fiction, it’s not jingoistic. However, this one, unlike thelast one, is only a fair seagoing adventure. Poyer’s main character (Dan Lenson) is detached to the Korean navy as a wargame evaluator, there’s bad weather, and the North Koreans get aggressive. There’s nothing wrong with the book, it just isn’t terribly exciting.