Questions tagged [robert-ludlum]

For questions about the US author Robert Ludlum (1927 - 2001) or about any of his literary works, many of which are spy thrillers such as the Bourne Trilogy.

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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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