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De Bourne belofte (Jason Bourne #9)

3.87  ·  Rating Details  ·  3,412 Ratings  ·  182 Reviews
Jason Bourne wordt tijdens een nieuwe missie verrast door een voormalig tegenstander die met hem wil samenwerken. Van hem krijgt Bourne te horen dat een mede rechtvaardigheidsstrijder is ingehuurd om Bourne te vermoorden.

Wie kan Jason Bourne vertrouwen nu hij weet dat er elk moment een mes in zijn rug kan worden gestoken?
Paperback, 462 pages
Published January 2012 by Luitingh (first published January 1st 2011)
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Feb 08, 2013 Matt rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobook
Lustbader continues to aid in the destruction of the Bourne series with another installment of drivel and helps to further alienate what Ludlum set down as his legacy. I remain baffled how Ludlum’s estate could permit these novels to keep churning out with the great author of espionage’s name affixed to the title. This book pushes things further and further away from the Jason Bourne we’ve come to love. Bourne walks around without mention of his family, without ties to anyone in his past. Even h ...more
Milo (Bane of Kings)
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"Bourne's enemies are gathering force. Severus Domna, a secret and ancient cabal, has called forth its members from around the globe, with one objective: to vanquish the last person capable of destroying their bid to de-stabilize the world economy - Jason Bourne."

The Jason Bourne novels are something that I’ve been meaning to get to for a long time now. The Bourne Dominion may be the ninth book in the series, but it was t
Jacob The
This book was a below average descent into money making. After the initial Bourne books proved successful, as often happens, the writing is turned over to a second author to just crank out books with the same characters. What results is something like this. From the start, it became hard just to read and enjoy the book. In the end it proved marginally enjoyable, but I have a problem with the overeager setups of many poor modern writers. They exercise no patience in their writing, and with little ...more
Unfortunately the first two-thirds of the book were choppy. The characters bounced around. The last third was much smoother, almost as if it had been written by another person. This book left many loose ends. The characters were not all accounted for at the end of the book and two sub-plots were left up-in-the-air. I have continued to read these as I am fond of the Jason Bourne persona but this method of script writing has grown tiresome.

Hopefully there will come a time when I can read one of th
I am a huge Ludlum fan. I have not read any of Van Lustbader's versions before now. All I can say is that he is no Ludlum. With a Ludlum novel - you are gripped from the first sentence. It took about 100 pages before I was really into the story. It's got all the typical spy stuff in it but I never felt the same passion for the story that I usually feel for Ludlum. Having said all of that, by and large, it's a good story, moves fairly smoothly, good character development etc. I just missed the Lu ...more
Jonmarc Stevens
Mar 06, 2015 Jonmarc Stevens rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Lustbader makes Jason dead to his old life. He may have as well as made him have amnesia again at least that would make more sense. He basically is completely detached from his David Webb persona, forgot ALL about his kids, the ones that are still alive, and basically states in one part in the book that the only woman he truly cared for was Moria. Hmmmm so his marriage to Marie and his love for her meant nothing at all. Sheez, and I'm not about to get into how poorly this story is portrayed in t ...more
Dec 04, 2014 Jonnie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It had been a long time since I had read any Jason Bourne books and I needed a book on CD for an eleven hour drive over the holidays. I thought this might be a good book to pass the time. Maybe it was the way the audio version was done or maybe it was the book, but I was extremely disappointed in the Bourne Dominion. I found the scenarios too unrealistic, the information on Iranian Muslims incorrect (the majority are not Sunnis), too many actors with similar names, too many plot twists, and refe ...more
Biblioteca Lardero
Una novela de acción sin límite que revela las guerras sucias internacionales En el mundo de Jason Bourne, el espía más letal surgido del programa secreto Treadstone, no abundan los amigo. Por eso, las traiciones no se perdonan.
Tras unir fuerzas con un viejo rival, Jalal Essai, Bourne se dispone a interponerse de nuevo en los planes de la organización Severus Domna, que busca destruir reservas estratégicas norteamericanas y dejar su industria inerme frente al avance chino. Pero la Domna tiene u
Anandh Sundar
Jul 20, 2011 Anandh Sundar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
While Eric will never reach the heights of Robert Ludlum, he keeps improving in every book he writes. This master piece has tension throughout(has Bourne finally met his match with his best friend tasked to kill him) and ample twists and tales throughout-in its own right the book is a master piece. And the new characters introduced in the book can easily allow this series to continue in perpetuity. No Harry Potter like early termination here.
Cut my teeth on the Bourne trilogy 30 years ago. Reread them before the movies were released and fell in love with them again. I walked by the bargain bin at the bookstore and picked up The Bourne Sanction, Bourne Dominion, the Bourne Objective and a fourth Bourne book......unfortunately, I read them out of order. I suggest you read them in order. Maybe bc of the order or bc I'm aging rapidly, but it seemed as some of the suspense in the new Bourne books are generated more by the confusion creat ...more
B Larnell
I really didn't get into the book until the last few chapters. I think I'll stick the movies.
Dark Matter
Jan 12, 2014 Dark Matter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller
This review was written by Lauren Schroder for Dark Matter Zine. This and more reviews, interviews etc are on Dark Matter Zine, an online magazine.

Bourne is back in this fast-paced action thriller that will keep you turning the pages desperate to know what happens in this book.

The Bourne Dominion’s plot focusses on the global villains and Islamic extremists, the Severus Domna, who have decided to focus their attention on taking down America which Bourne has to pre
Mar 10, 2016 Logan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book [book title] by [author’s name] tells the story…[write a few sentences about the plot, but didn’t include any spoilers]. Overall, I thought the book was…

the best, the parts of this book was when or when he is chasing down bad guys
there so fun and fast pace although with it being fast pace it some time confusing
but is a book for older reader so im surprise i could not under stand every thing
about but the bad part the part in wich made this a 4 star review is the
terrible languish the ba
Jan 16, 2015 Helen rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime-mystery, 2015
This could have been great. Instead, it's the last time I let my kids choose my next book. So many people, places, abbreviations and aliases that I couldn't work out what was going on half the time. I'd be 3 sentences in before I realised we were in a different place with different people. I've finished it now, and I still don't know who was who.
I don't expect Bourne et al to behave realistically, but I do expect that hair dye doesn't wash out in one shower. I might try one of the original Bourn
Christopher Hernandez
OK. So at this point there really is no Bourne identity. David Webb is pretty much gone, and the undead / anti-aging super agent named Jason Bourne is all that remains.

This one merely took the amnesia bit, and perhaps played it too far. How convenient that he would remember a fragment of memory pertaining to a character that will somehow be involved in the next book plot. This memory fragment also completely changes the portrayal / character makeup of the deceased Alex Conklin, who would be roll
Ray Palen
It is hard to believe that Robert Ludlum has been gone for ten years. During his prolific writing career he penned three novels featuring amnesiac super-spy, Jason Bourne. These three novels were all made into popular films starring Matt Damon.

The public always seems to be clamoring for remakes and a return to the past. That being said, THE BOURNE DOMINION marks author Eric Van Lustbader’s sixth novel featuring Ludlum’s Jason Bourne --- like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes, another character that
Hertzan Chimera
Sep 18, 2011 Hertzan Chimera rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

it took Eric Van Lustbader SIX BOURNE BOOKS to finally own this series. And he certainly OWNS it now. It's weird, I almost abandoned this series based on the last couple of books I'd tried to get interested in, as you'll see from me reviews of other Van Lustbader books in the Ludlum-originated series.

DOMINION, though I'm only half way through it, is a totally authentic piece of Bourne-ism but in a special way that doesn't seem to have any lingering allegiance to either the Ludlum literar
Jun 19, 2012 Jerome rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Eric von Lustbader creates such unrealistic scenarios that some readers might get angry at being taken for idiots. E.g. private jets take off in one country, cross the ocean and land in another one without any air traffic-, immigration- and customs controls. But far worse: All his fiction is in some way or another about Muslim terrorists and still he affirms that Irans population is Sunni. If he wrote about medieval Iran that might have been true but since the seventeenth century Iran has been i ...more
Sep 17, 2012 James rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: action-thriller
Ta-Da! My 250th review!!!

I have come to expect a certain... averageness about this series now. After the amazing first three by the original writer Ludlum, Van Lustbader has gone about piece by piece dismantling that brilliance and replacing it with his own brand of writing. That brand of writing is now fully in place, and can be summed up in one simple word: average. Three Stars

Plot: Three Stars

In the previous two books we were introduced to a world-wide shadow organisation that all but ran the
Aug 11, 2011 Mark rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
One assumed with Robert Ludlum’s untimely passing that Jason Bourne passed on with him, however the character is alive and well and in the capable hands of Van Lustbader.
From South America to Europe and back to the Middle East, Bourne helps track down and kill the worst bad guys in the world while apparently being marked for death by the Russian spymasters, FSB-2, who send the one man Bourne has ever trusted, Boris Karpov as his assassin.
Meanwhile, Severus Domina, an underground secret terrorist
Kimme Utsi
Oct 18, 2012 Kimme Utsi marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebook

Jason Bourne is searching for an elusive cadre of terrorists planning to destroy America's most strategic natural resources. He needs the help of his long-time friend, General Boris Karpov, the newly appointed head of Russia's most feared spy agency, FSB-2. Karpov is one of the most determined, honorable, and justice-hungry men that Bourne knows. But Karpov has made a deal with the devil. In order to remain the head of FSB-2, he must hunt down and kill Bourne.

Now, these two trusted friends are

Nov 08, 2013 Speesh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spies, adventure, crime
I love what Eric Van Lustbader is doing/has done in continuing Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series of novels. Not least sticking to Ludlum’s idea that a book title should only have three words. ‘The' being counted as one of them. Check it out.

And the good thing with these Bourne books, you get what you paid for. The plots are always reasonably water-tight and involve plenty of globe-trotting action (obviously without explaining where he gets the (large amounts of) country-relevant cash in each c
Alexander W-j
Nov 28, 2012 Alexander W-j rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Robert Ludlum is a very well known writer, creating some of the best books to read on the market: The Bourne Series. To have Eric Van Lustbader take his position on the stories is in some cases a win, and some cases not so much. But, I gave my review two stars not because of this switch, but because of the overall quality of the book.

Throughout the book, Jason Bourne battles through his enemies to stop the one most common enemy found in most books nowadays, known as terrorism. Jason is tracking
Don Sparrow
This latest installment in this most famous of thriller series really gets a 3.5 star rating form me.This is the 9th book in the series. This is the 6th by EVL. Robert Ludlum (deceased) first introduced the series with the first 3 novels.The story begins with Jason Bourne's best, most trusted friend, Boris Karpov being ordered to kill Bourne. EVL has done an outstanding job taking over for Ludlum. He has brilliantly made the transition appear to be seamless.This latest book is cranmmed with acti ...more
Riley Dring
Terrorism directed toward the U.S. is a high threat for many reasons. Thousands of people could be affected by any types of terrorism regarding the economy or having to do with lethal actions. In the book “The Bourne Dominion” by Eric Van Lustbader, Jason Bourne helps to stop an elusive group of terrorists planning to destroy America’s most strategic natural resources.
Jason Bourne travels from South America to Europe to the Middle East with hopes to stop these terrorists. This book takes place
Aug 03, 2011 Kathy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love Robert Ludlum's books, even if they are written by Eric Van Lustbader (whom I also love reading in his own right.) Since it only took me 4 days to read it, you can surmise that I couldn't put it down. In fact, reading it right before bed last night, I couldn't fall asleep for the adrenalin rush. All that being said, the story really wasn't a story. There are about 6 main characters and the author covers a little of each in each chapter. Every time you encounter a different character, it's ...more
Aug 18, 2015 John rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Lustbader's Bourne books are hit or miss. This one was a miss. Lustbader displays some of his worst, most formulaic writing in this Jason Bourne book. Other than Bourne, who is truly one-dimensional, no character is what they seem. The intrigue is laid on a little too thick. The Severus Domna plot continuation seems forced. Promising characters that were introduced in earlier books disappeared without explanation.
Michael Campbell
Got this one free on the Android Nexus 7, so decided to give it a whirl, as I'm a huge fan of the original Bourne series.

In a word, ridiculous.

The story was far too fragmented, with very little of Bourne in it. Jason lost a lot of what made him, him (he's only an above average "fighter", and only a little bit of angst or issue with his Treadstone life).

What really irritated me was the fact that nary a single character in the book was what they seemed. Sure, it's a "spy novel" so we expect some b
Betsy Ellison
Apr 14, 2014 Betsy Ellison rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I bought this on sale on tape to listen to while driving on a trip. This was the most ridiculous book I think I have ever "read." Jason Bourne can do it all- kill 4 terrorists in minutes, speak different languages and recognize dialects, pilot a helicopter, identify any weapon very specifically... all in this one book! Oh brother, these books have really gone downhill fast.
Mar 09, 2015 Drick rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Jason Bourne (thanks to Matt Damon) has become pop cultural icon. However, one of the keys to a good story is no matter how outrageous the plot there is an element of believability. The main character of this novel is so super-amazing even Jason Bourne would not recognize him. Moreover, the author's plot structure is so redundant it becomes predictable halfway thru the book. Robert Ludlum would have done better with this story.
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