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The Bourne Legacy | [Eric Van Lustbader]

The Bourne Legacy

In Robert Ludlum's ground-breaking career, no other character so captured the world's imagination as Jason Bourne. He appeared in three of Robert Ludlum's own best-selling novels, his best-selling works to this day. Now, with the major motion picture adaptation of Ludlum's The Bourne Supremacy, the Ludlum estate has finally acceded to the demands of readers around the world, turning to best-selling writer Eric Van Lustbader to create a brand new Jason Bourne novel, The Bourne Legacy.
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Publisher's Summary

In Robert Ludlum's ground-breaking career, no other character so captured the world's imagination as Jason Bourne. He appeared in three of Robert Ludlum's own best-selling novels, his best-selling works to this day. Now, with the major motion picture adaptation of Ludlum's The Bourne Supremacy, the Ludlum estate has finally acceded to the demands of readers around the world, turning to best-selling writer Eric Van Lustbader to create a brand new Jason Bourne novel, The Bourne Legacy.

Jason Bourne, international assassin of deadly repute, was an identity assumed by covert agent David Webb. Retired from the CIA and now a professor at Georgetown University, Webb's life is finally his own, until he becomes the target of an assassin and is framed for the murder of his two closest associates. Fighting for his life against unseen assailants, the Bourne identity asserts itself, leaving Jason Bourne in control. Barely a half-step ahead of his nemesis and the CIA, who believes he has gone rogue, Bourne finds himself a pawn in a larger, far deadlier game.

©2004 the Estate of Robert Ludlum; (P)2004 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC

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"Scott Brick is one of the fastest-rising stars in the audiobook galaxy. His understated approach to each book serves him well, and whether he is handling a roomful of Russian generals or a series of dizzying scene changes, the listener stays with him for every word." (AudioFile)

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    Harish Punta Gorda, FL, USA 08-02-04
    Harish Punta Gorda, FL, USA 08-02-04
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    "Abridged version is excellent"

    I accidentally bought the abridged version of this book instead of the unabridged one, but am not disappointed. The story is excellent, and while I don't think it does read like a Ludlum book (even though it IS abridged), it is very good. Lustbader included the perfect amount of action, politics, and emotion to the book. And in the end, Scott Brick does a fantastic narration and keeps you glued to what's happening.

    If you enjoyed the previous Bourne books, this one is a must. If you haven't read the previous Bourne books, then beware: the movie is COMPLETELY different from the books, and there will be many confusing elements. I suggest you read the previous books, or at least have someone explain them to you before getting this one. Enjoy!

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Mary Washington, DC, USA 07-08-04
    Mary Washington, DC, USA 07-08-04
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    "Simply Packed with Action and Excitement"

    This book competes with James Bond and in some instances surpasses Bond's character. An action packed thriller displaying the many facets of its antagonist. The book blends together interesting and colorful characters and brings them to life. Once you begin listening to this story you won't want to stop listening until the very end.

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Arlington, TX, United States 12-08-05
    Daniel Arlington, TX, United States 12-08-05 Member Since 2005

    Hopelessly addicted to Audio Books! I started listening as a distraction to the aggravation of driving, now I listen all the time :)

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    "Pretty Good - Mindless Fun"

    Very typical and predictable, but fun, nonetheless.

    I imagine this one would be a better read. If you don't listen in a few sittings, and only once a day on the way to work like me, then you will probably find yourself confused with the characters. Not a lot of character development and there are a lot of characters. At times, I was confused as to who is who, and which guys/gals were wearing the white hats and which were wearing the black hats. Overall, worth the listen!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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