The Matlock Paper

The Matlock Paper

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by Robert Ludlum
     
 

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his neck against the razor’s edge of danger. But the faceless men behind the scenes don’t care if it means savaging the woman he loves or trapping…  See more details below

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his neck against the razor’s edge of danger. But the faceless men behind the scenes don’t care if it means savaging the woman he loves or trapping him in a maze of unrelenting terror. They just care about one thing: Matlock is the perfect man for the job—and the reason why is disturbing, explosive, and extremely deadly.
 
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Matlock Paper
 
“A sure winner . . . fast paced, suspenseful, and bound to keep you turning the pages.”The Denver Post
 
“A 110% story all in overdrive . . . Ludlum writes better and better.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Suspense, violence, and total readability.”Chicago Tribune

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Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Matlock Paper
 
“A sure winner . . . fast paced, suspenseful, and bound to keep you turning the pages.”The Denver Post
 
“A 110% story all in overdrive . . . Ludlum writes better and better.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“Suspense, violence, and total readability.”Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553279603
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/21/1989
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.21(w) x 6.87(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each 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. In addition to the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March 2001.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 25, 1927
Date of Death:
March 12, 2001
Place of Death:
Naples, Florida
Education:
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1951
Website:
http://www.ludlumbooks.com/

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The Matlock Paper 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
suzyr More than 1 year ago
This time the action takes place in USA. Refreshing protagonist is a college professor. And how anybody can get caught up in secret government affairs. A must read if you enjoyed "Osterman Weekend "
south-city-lady More than 1 year ago
This is a typical Ludlum mystery. Exciting at times and confusing, too. Some events were so convoluted that I had to re-read the paragraphs. I don't like that !
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The best action thriller i ever read,I would have rated it 9 stars had it been possible!I couldnt put it down,hooks you from the first sentence.Brilliant.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Never have I read a Robert Ludlum novel before, and I never knew what I was missing. It holds you in its grip until the very end, with the most action packed entry that never dies until the very end. It was because of this book that has me reading Robert Ludlum every single day. I have to say it might be the best book I have ever read in my life. Anyone reading this book will be absolutely blown away by what I think to be Robert Ludlum's and the espionage genre's masterpiece. Trust me on this one, you have to read Robert Ludlum and read the Matlock Paper.