Author(s): Robert Ludlum
It all starts with a cat-and-mouse chase to the death in a Baltimore funfair: the Jackal, Bourne's age-old antagonist, is back and Bourne is forced from his idyllic retirement with his wife and children to confront his enemy. In Europe, Russia and America there are men and women whose lust for power is disguised by their positions and respectability. Their aim: to gain control at the highest level, to avenge, to destroy. Jason Bourne has been the assassin before: now he longs for peace with his family, but the threat of the Jackal puts in jeopardy all possibility of peace ...
Published to tie in with the brand new Jason Bourne film starring Matt Damon. Both THE BOURNE IDENTITY and THE BOURNE SUPREMACY were major Hollywood movies, also starring Matt Damon. During his thirty-year career Ludlum sold 220 million copies in 40 countries in 32 different languages His recent books have been SUNDAY TIMES bestsellers and GUARDIAN fastsellers in paperback Ludlum always receives first-rate reviews: 'A writer who bests the bestsellers' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A page-turner of non-stop action that should leave his fans begging for more' NEW YORK POST 'Huge in scope ... Ludlum spins it all together with lots of suspense' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'Superb ... the pace and tension are stupendous, the solution devastating ... compulsive entertainment' SUNDAY EXPRESS 'Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined' NEW YORK TIMES 'A fast-paced thriller from a reliable master' DAILY MAIL 'A killer of a thriller' USA TODAY
After a successful career in the theatre, Robert Ludlum launched his career as a best-selling writer with THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE in 1971, the first of twenty-two consecutive international bestsellers. Robert sadly passed away in March 2001.