Materese

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 154 ratings

The Matarese Circle Publisher's Summary

The Matarese Circle are the Corsican Brotherhood. Terrifying killers, their power could plunge the world into chaos and destruction within two years. Only two rival spies - and one mysterious woman - can stop them. Brandon Scofield, CIA, and the West's most professional assassin, and Vasili Taleniekov, former KGB, now wanted by the Politburo. They share a genius for espionage - and a life of terror and explosive violence. Sworn enemies, Scofield and Taleniekov have vowed to terminate each other, but now they must become allies. Because only they possess the brutal skills and ice-cold nerves vital to destroy an international circle of killers: the Matarese....

Read by Michael Prichard. Michael Prichard has played several thousand characters during his career. While he has been seen performing over a hundred of them in theatre and film, SmartMoney Magazine named him one of the Top Ten Golden Voices.

©1979 Robert Ludlum (P)2012 Random House Audio
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  • Book 1

    • The Matarese Circle

    • By: Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Matarese Circle are the Corsican Brotherhood. Terrifying killers, their power could plunge the world into chaos and destruction within two years. Only two rival spies - and one mysterious woman - can stop them. Brandon Scofield, CIA, and the West's most professional assassin, and Vasili Taleniekov, former KGB, now wanted by the Politburo. They share a genius for espionage - and a life of terror and explosive violence. Sworn enemies, now they must become allies.

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Matarese Circle

    • A Matarese Novel
    • By: Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Only two rival spies - and one mysterious woman - can stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov, KGB. They share a genius for espionage - and a life of terror and explosive violence. Sworn enemies, they have vowed to terminate each other - yet now they must become allies. Because only they possess the brutal skills and ice-cold nerves vital to destroy an international circle of killers, the Matarese.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, horrible recording.

    • By Pam Lane on 03-10-12

    Regular price: $33.60

  • Book 2

    • The Matarese Countdown

    • By: Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Twenty years ago, KGB and CIA agents worked together to bring down The Matarese, a dynasty of killers who threatened the world. But the terrifying group has regained its power. CIA officer Cameron Pryce is hot on the trail of the new Matarese alliance. His only chance to terminate its ruthless activities is to follow the trail of blood money and stone-cold killers. Then he gets a lucky break.

    Regular price: $32.95

    • The Matarese Countdown

    • A Matarese Novel
    • By: Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 19 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of powerbrokers and assassins whose sole objective was to achieve worldwide economic domination. Now the bloody Matarese dynasty is back - and the only man with the power to stop it may have already run out of time....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Save your money.

    • By T. Webb on 03-25-12

    Regular price: $33.60