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5.0 out of 5 stars A Must Read!, 26 Nov 2002
This review is from: The Bourne Supremacy (Hardcover)
Scenario...you are on holiday to California, from London Heathrow, and your literary resources are exhausted! What do you do?
Buy this of course! It's awesome!!! I'd never heard of Robert Ludlum before this, so I wrote it off as another boring novel produced by some obscure author, as soonas my dad handed over the money.
I think that two thankyous are in order - one to my dad for buying me the book in the first place, and two, to Robert Ludlum for writing this engrossing masterpeice!
If you're a fan of Tom Clancy, you won't be dissapointed! Being a teenager, who plays lots of PC games, you could probably imagine it. I'm one of those that loves stories to do with assassination, complicated political plots, and plenty of action! Robert Ludlum is so descriptive about what goes on when David Webb's wife, Marie, is kidnapped in Hong Kong. Being an assassin, he must fight to find out where his wife is, and who brutally murdered the Chinese Vice-Premier in a Kowloon restaurant!
The book is well written, and I wished that I had read its prequel, The Bourne Identity, which is now a very good film.
If action, politics and conspiracies are your thing, then this is a definite addition to your christmas wish list. I, for one, am adding the other two books, before and after, to mine, and the chances are, that i'll end up getiing a whole lot more of Robert Ludlum's books.
For all of the Tom Clancy fans out there, this is guaranteed to impress you, as well as many others.
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Initial post: 23 Feb 2009 21:47:15 GMT
Glenn Cook says:
An interesting review but this is an audio book! The reviewer has missed the point. This review (and it is a good one) should be applied to the book surely.
No comments at all on Jeff Harding's reading for which I, unlike the reviewer I suspect, has actually bothered to listen to.

Posted on 18 Nov 2010 15:47:35 GMT
Steven Lunn says:
I'd also highly recommend some of the stand alone thrillers he has written - Scorpio Illusion, Apocalypse Watch and especially Janson Directive.
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