The Bourne Ultimatum

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Number of Pages
725
Publication year
2004
Book Rating
4.05/5 (50942 ratings)

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The third book in the Bourne Trilogy is a mysterious Telegram sent to two deadly spies. The telegram is signed by Jason Bourne. But the two know Bourne’s true identity and know that the telegram summon is the work of Bourne’s only enemy, Carlos or Jackal- as he is popularly known. Now, Webb must do what he never wanted to; he must take on the identity of Bourne and stop the mayhem from happening.

The world's two deadliest spies in the ultimate showdown. In a small-town carnival two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing. The telegrams are signed Jason Bourne. Only they know Bourne's true identity and understand the telegram is actually a message from Bourne's mortal enemy, Carlos, known also as the Jackal, the world's deadliest and most elusive terrorist. And moreover, they know that the Jackal needs: a last confrontation with Bourne.Now David Webb, professor of Oriental studies, husband, and father, must do what he hoped he'd not need to perform --assume the terrible identity of Jason Bourne. His strategy is simple: to infiltrate the economically Medusan group and use himself as bait to lure the cunning Jackal to a deadly trap--a trap where only one of these will escape.

What makes this book stand out?

The book is simply great

Read it for

Another intricately detailed story about the world of spies and their connections. What does life have in store for Bourne and his friends?

Don't read it for

The book as most Robert Ludlum books takes you through the world of spies and super-confidential parts the world in continuation. The first two books are to be read to make sense out of this one.

Brief about Author Robert Ludlum