Robert Ludlum





Robert Ludlum

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born
in New York, New York, The United States
May 25, 1927

died
July 12, 2001

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Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-seven novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. He is the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and the Jason Bourne series--The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum--among others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March, 2001. Ludlum also published books under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd.

Some of Ludlum's novels have been made into films and mini-series, including The Osterman Weekend, The Holcroft Covenant, The Apocalypse Watch, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. A non-Ludlum book suppose
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Average rating: 3.93 · 678,272 ratings · 9,961 reviews · 171 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Bourne Supremacy (Jason...
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The Bourne Ultimatum (Jason...
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The Matarese Circle (Matare...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 26,838 ratings — published 1979 — 20 editions
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The Icarus Agenda
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 19,577 ratings — published 1988 — 49 editions
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The Aquitaine Progression
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 11,118 ratings — published 1984 — 39 editions
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The Matlock Paper
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 9,055 ratings — published 1973 — 47 editions
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The Gemini Contenders: A Novel
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 8,550 ratings — published 1976 — 44 editions
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The Scarlatti Inheritance
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 8,453 ratings — published 1971 — 46 editions
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The Holcroft Covenant
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 7,832 ratings — published 1978 — 58 editions
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“I mean, we're all trying to find out who the hell we are, aren't we?”
Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Identity

“Well, let me tell you, gentlemen, the games of the devil are not restricted to those confined to hell. Others can play them.”
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“The success of any trap lies in its fundamental simplicity. The reverse trap by the nature of its single complication must be swift and simpler still.”
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