Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life. This time the stakes are higher than ever. For someone else has taken on the Bourne identity, a ruthless killer who must be stopped or the world will pay a devastating price.
To succeed, the real Jason Bourne must maneuver through the dangerous labyrinth of international espionage, an exotic world filled with CIA plots, turncoat agents, and ever-shifting alliances, all the while hoping to find the truth behind his haunted memories and the answers to his own fragmented past. This time there are two Bournes...and one must die.
©1987 Robert Ludlum; (P)2008 Random House
"A killer of a thriller." (USA Today)
Fantastic listen: Entertaining, Exciting and Captivating. Better than 'Bourne Identity' (didn't think that was possible}. Can't say enough. Don't expect to hear what you saw on the screen (two different stories - both unbelievable). If I sound like a Bourne enthusiast, you're right. Wish that Ludlum were still alive and writing.
I like to read and listen to Science, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Military, History, and Thillers.
Different but Astounding
I loved the book but Marie drove me up the wall. I know why the movies killed her.
Definitely, I would love to see the actual Ludlum storyline used in a remake of these movies! Completely shocked me to see the extreme difference between the movie and this story!
Have listened to all of the first three bourne books and he does a great job!
If you are on the edge of listening or reading, listen! Nothing compares!
I look for long books that will keep me entertained while at work. Mostly Sci-Fi/ Fantasy is my interest.
if you are expecting the same story from the movie you will be disappointed. But this is a good action packed story worth listening to
Loved it definitely worth the credit. Don't think that just because you've watched the movie you know how the book goes cause there nothing alike
I love these books. they have all the spots covered; love, mystery, action and suspense. I will continue to listen to the rest of the books.
I absolutely love my audible account, makes its from enjoying a book to loving the stories found in the books. Do forgive my errors in the reviews i do have dyslexia but i will share my love with everyone
Robert Ludlum has done a great job showing of the dangers of the CIA doing something so dangerous that miss information and manipulations of David Webb will lead to a mess.
when someone is pretending to be Jason bourne the real jason is tricked into hunting the old jason down. bring him in and find things out. but when the CIA is to scared to ask David for his help they kidnap his wife. bad move. so now David has to go to China and hunt down a man trained to kill just like bourne would pretend to kill.
but the CIA have things go wrong very fast and so disaster strikes all over.
Like I said--- every time he uses the Savior's name or title as a curse makes me sad, and I think it's pitifully un-creative. Personal jabs from the author I think. ---but otherwise, the story was superb.
I have recently finish the first of the Bourne Saga and was extremely satisfied with it. upon completing it I was convinced that I had to read the second book in the series and was very satisfied with the book as a whole, with the performance, and with the series all around. I will definitely be getting the next book to enjoy very soon.
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