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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (23,563 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Ludlum Narrator: Darren McGavin Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 1999 ISBN:
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Thirteen years have passed since David Webb was last forced to assume the alias of the assassin Jason Bourne. Thirteen blissfully peaceful years: time enough to raise a family with his wife Marie, time enough to begin to put the violence and betrayal of the past behind him. Now with one phone call Webb is thrust back into the madness. His greatest enemy, Carlos, the Jackal, is hunting again - determined to stalk and eliminate the one man whose reputation as an international assassin approaches his own, a determination that promises pain and death for David Webb and those who mean the world to him. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eddy Allen | 2/10/2014

    " The world's two deadliest spies in the ultimate showdown. At 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 really a message from Bourne's mortal enemy, Carlos, known also as the Jackal, the world's deadliest and most elusive terrorist. And furthermore, they know that the Jackal wants: a final confrontation with Bourne. Now David Webb, professor of Oriental studies, husband, and father, must do what he hoped he would never have to do again--assume the terrible identity of Jason Bourne. His plan is simple: to infiltrate the politically and economically Medusan group and use himself as bait to lure the cunning Jackal into a deadly trap--a trap from which only one of them will escape." "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chanel | 1/31/2014

    " Can barely put it down "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Mike Martin | 1/31/2014

    " I'd like to forget this book was ever written so I can still enjoy the first two. This one was AWFUL! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Paul | 1/30/2014

    " Intresting book, but it seemed to drag on a bit, and the ending was not what I had hoped for. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Scott Rhee | 1/24/2014

    " In "The Bourne Ultimatum", the third and final Bourne book written by the late Robert Ludlum, the world's greatest assassin and Jason Bourne's arch-nemesis, Carlos the Jackal, is back! David Webb is living a somewhat calm life as a college professor with his wife and two children, when Carlos sends a clear message to him, his family, and the select few men in the U.S. government that he knows about Webb's alter-ego. Once again, Webb is forced to resurrect the personality of Bourne, an aspect of his character that he hates but nevertheless needs to keep his family safe. Bourne's search for Carlos leads him from his idyllic life to the Caribbean, France, and eventually Russia. Ludlum was a master of the international espionage thriller, and this book in particular has so many plot twists and turns it almost requires a diagram. It's a fun, exciting read, if you enjoyed the first two Bourne novels. And don't bother trying to find any similarities between the book and the film because there are none. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Twharton | 1/23/2014

    " Disappointment isn't even good enough word to describe how I feel about this book. This book is supposed to be the final show down between Jason Bourne and The Jackal; the climax to their decades long struggle for bragging rights. Instead, the book is more about Jason making mistakes, getting shot or beat up, making another mis-step that gets someone killed, until finally he tracks the Jackal and...the Jackal shoots Jason Bourne (who survives) and then ends up drowning in somekind of freak tunnel accident. I mean...really? For three books I've waited for bad-ass Jason Bourne to take this scumbag, who has made his life a living hell for 20 years, out and then he doesn't even get to kill him in the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wayne | 1/22/2014

    " I am glad I read the series before the movies were released. Well written technical details and level of suspence. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Aliza | 1/21/2014

    " I read the whole trilogy about 9 years ago, but didn't remember the story. It's taken me a while to get through this last one of the series. I feel as if he repeats himself so much. David Webb/Jason Bourne fighting with himself...trying not to lose control of who he is. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shawn | 1/18/2014

    " The Bourne books are amazing and are three of my top books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sharon | 1/17/2014

    " I lost track of this story a bit by the third volume, but a visit with Bourne and his unusual history is always gripping. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ellen | 1/9/2014

    " Although not quite as good as the first two, excellent action-adventure. Puts the movie to shame. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Karl | 1/6/2014

    " An action packed book, it kept me entertained for the most part. I started to get a little frustrated towards the middle, as the plot became somewhat repetitive. Several aspects of the book just seemed to be a little too unrealistic but I was able to get passed that and enjoy the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie Q | 12/20/2013

    " One of the best thrillers. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jacquelyn | 11/11/2013

    " It seemed this book to way to much time setting up the story. The end was dumb and anti-climatic. I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nick Mecham | 10/21/2013

    " A little better than The Bourne Supremacy but still not as good as the Bourne Identity. Robert Ludlum is a great writer that can keep you on the edge of your seat no matter the subject. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christie | 10/19/2013

    " MUCH better than the movie, and I ADORED the movie! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Greg Green | 8/30/2013

    " My least favorite of the three. A good book, but to much "clever" conversation. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rupesh Goenka | 8/7/2013

    " Concluding part of the Bourne triology.. It was a good book.. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Krista McCracken | 5/21/2013

    " Completely different from the movie, needs to be read with the other Bourne books, and is a great read overall. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Prabhat Kumar | 3/8/2013

    " sometime i think ludlum taking character too long to kill jakal,just shoot goddamn??????? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mel | 11/16/2012

    " The first one was good and the second one didn't stink so let's write another one! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dawn | 8/25/2012

    " See book 1 for review. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Derrick | 8/12/2012

    " Carlos the Jackal is back and gunning for Bourne/Webb. I'd had enough about a man always on the run/hunt. Webb is now 50. Let the guy alone! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Natalie | 7/29/2012

    " Loved it! Better than the movie! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Erin | 6/30/2012

    " This one is not as good as the previous two. Rather anti-climatic. Too bad because I'd really looked forward to it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jack Rogers | 6/18/2012

    " This is a book that was slow and not interesting. Probably because the movie had already painted a character. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mfalco65 | 1/30/2012

    " Just awesome. I love this trilogy! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristi | 12/25/2011

    " I've read several of the Bourne books by Ludlum and enjoyed them all. Again, the book has so much more than the movie, though I loved both. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shawn Camp | 10/19/2011

    " Not as great as the first. Still like the characters a lot, but it felt like the same thing revisited. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gary Peterson | 8/24/2011

    " FUN RIDE! Slow to start hard to put down once it gets going! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kyle Bain | 4/29/2011

    " Great action adventure, but not as well written or engaging as the previous novels. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gidget | 4/6/2011

    " I really love the detail Robert Ludlum puts in his writing. Not only is he creative, he really gives a complete feel for the characters. The suspense is thrilling. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bill | 3/29/2011

    " Classic spy stuff. Not that you could read only one, but for the record the second, set mostly in Hong Kong, was definitely my favorite of the trilogy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chanel | 3/27/2011

    " Can barely put it down "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marco | 3/17/2011

    " Mucho mejor de lo que esperaba. Sigue sin ser tan bueno como el primero, pero es una de esas secuelas que sí se sienten necesarias, y que verdaderamente concluye la historia. No tengo idea de cómo pudo otro autor escribir tantas secuelas después de ésto. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Matthew | 2/5/2011

    " Yep. At least the original series ended in filling closure? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adrián | 1/19/2011

    " So Ludlum you will find hard to keep the book away "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Peregrine 12 | 1/17/2011

    " Lots of action, just don't think too much about what's going on or you'll accidentally suspend your disbelief. There were parts where I was saying out loud, "What? Seriously? Oh, come on..." I don't think I'll be reading of the others in the series. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Janell | 1/16/2011

    " Just really couldn't keep my interest peaked. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Catherine | 1/13/2011

    " Really enjoyed all three books, especially having read them after I saw the movies. The books are much better, and to be honest-completely different. There seems to be only about 10% of the books in the movies. The books plots are sucked me in immediately and I had a hard time putting them down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Catherine | 1/12/2011

    " finished the series ... worth every minute "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brian | 1/11/2011

    " had been saving this trilogy up for Christmas - but fairly disappointing overall :-( "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kevin | 1/9/2011

    " the movie should have made it more personal like the book "

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About the Author
Author Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum (1927–2001) was the author of twenty-five novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. His works include The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and, perhaps most famously, the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—among others. The Bourne novels were the basis for three blockbuster films. Born in New York City, Ludlum received a BA from Wesleyan University, and before becoming an author, he was a United States Marine, a theater actor, and a producer.