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The bourne ultimatum - Il ritorno dello sciacallo (1990)

by Ludlum Robert, Piccioli Maria Barbara (Translator)

Series: Bourne (3)

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Title:The bourne ultimatum - Il ritorno dello sciacallo
Authors:Ludlum Robert
Other authors:Piccioli Maria Barbara (Translator)
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The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum (1990)

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This is one of the most thrilling novels i have read. The book is real long extending over than 700 pages but still it gives you the fell of the best spy novels. ( )
  durgaprsd04 | Feb 25, 2015 |
Oh my word, this was a long book. It started off quite good, I was once again back in Jason Bourne's world running around and kicking backsides. It didn't half go on though and really lost its way with sub plots and twists which all got a bit confusing and distracting. The denouement was also a bit of a let down, as was the twee tying up of a loose plot or two in about 2 pages. I enjoyed the trilogy overall, but this wasn't the strongest of the books by a long chalk. ( )
  fothpaul | Feb 11, 2015 |
did absolutely nothing for me.
  mmyoung | Aug 30, 2014 |
Not as great as the first. Still like the characters a lot, but it felt like the same thing revisited. ( )
  capiam1234 | May 17, 2014 |
It's good, not great. It's probably too long, all in all, and can't keep up the tension at a consistent level. Possibly would have been better to have condensed a couple of the possible endings into one almighty, cataclysmic ending.
I'd still recommend it and I look forward to reading others in the series. ( )
  Speesh | Mar 29, 2014 |
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Robert Ludlumprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ingwersen, Jörnmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Schlereth, Einarmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Lahtinen, Aarne T. K.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Darkness had descended on Manassas, Virginia, the countryside alive with nocturnal undercurrents, as Bourne crept through the woods bordering the estate of General Norman Swayne.
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At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing. The telegrams are signed “Jason Bourne.” Only they know Bourne’s true identity and understand that the telegrams are really a message from Bourne’s mortal enemy, Carlos, known also as the Jackal, the world’s deadliest and most elusive terrorist. And furthermore, they know what the Jackal wants: a final confrontation with Bourne. Now David Webb, professor of Oriental studies, husband, and father, must do what he hoped never to do again—assume the terrible identity of Jason Bourne. His plan is simple: to infiltrate the politically and economically omnipotent Medusan group and use himself as bait to lure the cunning Jackal into a deadly trap—a trap from which only one of them will escape.

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Professor David Webb must once again become his alter ego, assassin Jason Bourne, as he approaches a final confrontation with his archnemesis, terrorist Carlos the Jackal.A mild-mannered professor is forced to assume again the deadly alter ego he created in Vietnam years ago as part of the Medusa Brigade.… (more)

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