The Chancellor Manuscript

The Chancellor Manuscript

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by Robert Ludlum
     
 

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Peter Chancellor, a novelist known for his deadly accurate and dangerously controversial political "fiction," makes a dangerous discovery in the course of his research: "J. Edgar Hoover did not die a natural death. He was assassinated."

With a simple pretext for his protagonist's motivation, Ludlum plunges the listener into a veritable whirlwind of plot and

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Overview

Peter Chancellor, a novelist known for his deadly accurate and dangerously controversial political "fiction," makes a dangerous discovery in the course of his research: "J. Edgar Hoover did not die a natural death. He was assassinated."

With a simple pretext for his protagonist's motivation, Ludlum plunges the listener into a veritable whirlwind of plot and counterplot.

"THE CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT seems to justify our worst nightmares of what really goes on in the so-called Intelligence Community in Washington." (The New York Times)

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Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Chancellor Manuscript
 
“[The Chancellor Manuscript] exerts a riveting appeal, as it seems to justify our worst nightmares of what really goes on in the so-called intelligence community in Washington.”The New York Times Book Review
 
“Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined.”The New York Times
 
“Powerhouse momentum . . . as shrill as the siren on the prowl car.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“A complex scenario of inventive double-crossing.”Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803712744
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1977
Pages:
448

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Barbara A. Bannon
Ludlum piles conspiracy upon counterconspiracy, keeping his hero and the reader dangling right to the end.

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