The Matarese Circle: A Novel
An international circle of killers, the Matarese will undoubtedly take over the world within just two years. Only two rival spies have the power to stop them: Scofield, CIA, and Talaniekov, KGB. They share a genius for espionage and a life of explosive terror and violence. But though these sworn enemies once vowed to terminate each other, they must now become allies. Because only they possess the brutal skills and ice-cold nerves vital to their mission: destroy the Matarese.
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Matarese Circle
“A blockbuster . . . Ludlum’s best.”—The Wall Street Journal
“A spellbinder.”—The Dallas Morning News
“Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined.”—The New York Times
“Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago Sun-Times
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Identity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - brettjames - LibraryThing
A classic read, somewhat long in the tooth. While Ludlum might not write with the flare of Fleming, it's definitely his plots that they used for the Bond movies. This one in particular has the enemy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TiffGabler - LibraryThing
Scofield and Taleniekov are characters that redefine what spies are. Ludlum uses imagery that removes any suspicions of reading a cliche spy novel replete with FBI interviews, fast cars and such. It's more like a Spy Odyssey, that is how rich this story is. Read full review