Questions tagged [bourne-series]

Questions about the series of novels featuring Jason Bourne, initially by Robert Ludlum (1980-1990), then continued by Eric Van Lustbader (2004-2017) and Brian Freeman (2020-present). Use the relevant author's name as a tag.

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Affiliation of the plane which kills David's backstory family

Background The first two times that the death of David Webb's (later Jason Bourne) family is exposited, there is some attention drawn to how no one officially knows which side the plane was on. "...
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What purpose does "The Bourne Supremacy" play within the arc of the Bourne Trilogy?

I recently finished reading the Ludlum Bourne novels (Identity, Supremacy, Ultimatum) and can't figure out how Supremacy mattered to the larger arc of the trilogy. [Note, this question will have ...
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What does Bourne mean by thinking "geometrically" during the post-Victoria Peak debrief?

After the fighting in the Victoria Peak house, Bourne talks to a few government people; they trade information, insights, and heated remarks about the events which brought them there. At one point he ...
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Why is there no spelling consistency in Robert Ludlum's books?

I just started reading "The Bourne Supremacy" and I see that in some places Robert Ludlum spells things the British way, and in others the American way. For example, on one page you'd see "favorite" ...
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Consular Operations in Robert Ludlum’s books

When reading “Bourne Identity”, closer to the end of the book an agency called Consular Operations is introduced. Since I had never heard of such thing, I’ve searched, and discovered that it is ...
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