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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Did J. Edgar die a natural death...or was he murdered?

Inver Brass — a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals who see a monstrous threat to the country in Hoover's unethical use of his scandal-ridden private files. They decide to do away with him — quietly, efficiently, with no hint of impropriety. Until best-selling thriller writer Peter Chancellor stumbles onto information that makes his precious books like harmless fairy tales. Now Chancellor and Inver Brass are on a deadly collision course, spiraling across the globe in an ever-widening arc of violence and terror. Hurtling toward a showdown that will rip Washington's intelligence community apart — leaving only one damning document to survive...

Review:

"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

Review:

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

Synopsis:

Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country in Hoover’s unethical use of his scandal-ridden private files, they decide to do away with him—quietly, efficiently, with no hint of impropriety. Then bestselling thriller writer Peter Chancellor stumbles onto information that makes his previous books look like harmless fairy tales. Now Chancellor and Inver Brass are on a deadly collision course, spiraling across the globe in an ever-widening arc of violence and terror. All roads lead to a showdown that will rip the nation’s capital apart—leaving only one damning document to survive.

 

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

About the Author

Robert Ludlum's novels have been published in thirty-two languages and forty countries. Read by hundreds of millions worldwide, his books include The Bourne Identity, The Prometheus Deception, The Scarlatti Inheritance, and The Chancellor Manuscript.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553260946
Author:
Ludlum, Robert
Publisher:
Bantam
Location:
New York
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Intelligence service
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
MS88-01
Publication Date:
19840931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
6.91x4.23x1.27 in. .49 lbs.

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Product details 448 pages Bantam Books - English 9780553260946 Reviews:
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "Ludlum piles conspiracy upon counter-conspiracy, keeping his hero and the reader dangling right to the end."
"Synopsis" by , Did J. Edgar Hoover die a natural death? Or was he murdered? When a group of high-minded and high-placed intellectuals known as Inver Brass detect a monstrous threat to the country in Hoover’s unethical use of his scandal-ridden private files, they decide to do away with him—quietly, efficiently, with no hint of impropriety. Then bestselling thriller writer Peter Chancellor stumbles onto information that makes his previous books look like harmless fairy tales. Now Chancellor and Inver Brass are on a deadly collision course, spiraling across the globe in an ever-widening arc of violence and terror. All roads lead to a showdown that will rip the nation’s capital apart—leaving only one damning document to survive.

 

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

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