After Bourne is ambushed and nearly killed while in Indonesia, he fakes his death to take on a new identity and mission- to find out who is trying to assassinate. The Bourne Objective is the eighth novel in the Bourne series and fifth by Eric Van Lustbader. The book was released on June 1, , as a sequel to The. Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Objective: A New Jason Bourne Novel. Eric Van Lustbader, Author. Grand Central $ (p) ISBN.
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After the discovery of a drowned woman on a beach, she uncovers a pattern of similar deaths that have taken place over the past fifty years.
The Bourne Objective (Bourne , book 8) by Eric Van Lustbader
Jun 17, Mary Good rated it it was ok Shelves: I hope we aren’t subjected to movie adaptations of these new Bourne books. Lustbader’s cookie-cutter fifth Jason Bourne novel in the Ludlum franchise after The Bourne Deception downgrades objsctive title character to a mere co-star with villain Leonid Arkadin, a graduate of the same covert training program, who also possesses almost superhuman combat skills.
This ring is the key to a computer that has some information about a very spectacular treasure. Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Objective: Jul 28, Clark rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Could she really be the missing baby Lorna of British newspaper headlines? Not a Member Yet?
Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Objective: A New Jason Bourne Novel
But it may already be to late. It killed my suspension of disbelief with the mysterious and powerful society and the implied Solomon treasure being real. Eric isnt as good in this genre and the difference really shows. He should have simply did his best to stay with Ludlum’s character for Bourne books and write this character as his own character different name and background for these last three adventures.
Added by ohjective of our members. The pace increases tenfold as the characters start to meet. This was an action packed book, with they mystery of Solomon’s gold thrown it, it was enjoyable but didn’t make me want to hunt out any of the others in the series.
Not a lot of lustbadder characters and a lot of different arcs. So once you have understood and convinced yourself that it is not Robert Ludlum writing this novel, then your enjoyment increases significantly. A deep swirl of masculine scent. As well as blending sophisticated plotting and extreme pace, Robert Ludlum’s novels are meticulously researched. Entirely too many characters to keep track of as they build for the big confrontation at the end which considering the build up was quite short.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Before she died, she entrusted him with a ring – a powerful artifact that some would kill for The action sequences and the inevitable betrayals are way too predictable as well. Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village. Protect a bunch of colonists in the Epsilon Eridani system, whose moon had become a war zone as megacorp-backed mercenaries fought a brutal proxy war.
Lustbader, Jason Bourne has devolved from a tortured amnesiac assassin to stock action hero which is outright disappointing. Will this hunt be Bourne’s downfall?
The Bourne Objective
In his latest gravy train of Ludlum seriously, RL’s name is x larger than EVL’s on the cover the franchise continues to wander. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. In my opinion, this is where he went wrong. Then, he seemly lustbadef over from scratch for the next 3 books.
Kidnapped and transported to objfctive underground bunker, Bourne finds himself face-to-face with a well-known terrorist who demands that Bourne carry out a special mission for him – one, that if completed, will have dire consequences for the entire world.
Has this become too personal for Bourne?