Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum


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

Died
March 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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“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.”
Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Ultimatum

“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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