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The Bourne Ascendancy Jason Bourne is one of the most popular and compelling characters in contemporary fiction Originally created by bestselling author Robert Ludlum, the Jason Bourne series was later adapted into films that have become modern classics Now, New York Times bestselling writer Eric Van Lustbader carries on Jason Bourne s story with a new novel about the rogue secret agent who has lost his memory The Bourne Ascendancy In this thrilling and absorbing new novel, Jason Bourne is faced with an impossible mission He has been hired to impersonate a high level government minister at a political summit meeting in Qatar, shielding the minister from any assassination attempts Suddenly, armed gunmen storm the room, killing everyone but Bourne Their target, however, isn t the minister Bourne impersonates is Bourne himselfKidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne finds himself face to face with an infamous terrorist named El Ghadan Tomorrow El Ghadan holds as his captive Soraya Moore, former co director of Treadstone, and a close friend to Bourne, along with her two year old daughterMeanwhile, the President of the United States is in the midst of brokering a historic peace treaty between the Israelis and the Palestinians an event that El Ghadan is desperate to prevent He demands that Bourne carry out a special mission kill the President If Bourne refuses, Soraya and her daughter will dieBourne must make a monstrous choice save Soraya and her daughter, or save the President


About the Author: Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader was born and raised in Greenwich Village He is the author ofthan twenty five best selling novels, including The Ninja, in which he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction s most beloved and enduring heroes The Ninja was sold to 20th CenturyFox, to be made into a major motion picture His novels have been translated into over twenty languages Mr Lustbader is a graduate of Columbia College, with a degree in Sociology Before turning to writing full time, he enjoyed highly successful careers in the New York City public school system, where he holds licenses in both elementary and early childhood education, and in the music business, where he worked for Elektra Records and CBS Records, among other companies.



10 thoughts on “The Bourne Ascendancy

  1. says:

    Another good page turning adventure with Jason Bourne I ve read two in the Lustbader series and although he s certainly not Ludlum, he still spins a decent story.


  2. says:

    this is 1000% FREE for the month via Barnes and Noble s Readout serial reading program I only wish I had read all of the books before this one


  3. says:

    Van Lustbader injects Bourne into new and highly challenging mission to impersonate a government minister at a summit in Qatar When armed gunmen storm the room, the bodies pile up, leaving Bourne as the only survivor It is only when the terrorist El Ghadan has Bourne taken into custody that the larger plot can be seen, where Bourne was the target all along El Ghadan has a woman and her young child in his custody and intends on using the elusive B


  4. says:

    Summary Bourne s money has run out so he has to take a job, and what job is that To be a blacksmith that is, he is hired by prominent persons to impersonate themselves, so they can remain safe In the course of one such assignment, he is kidnapped by Al Ghadan who takes him to meet a friend and her daughter who have also been kidnapped Bourne is threatened, and let loose to kill the president of the United States or his friend and daughter will be killed


  5. says:

    I was about to leave the series after the bizarre Retribution, Dominion, Imperative.and others in which the plot was completely unfeasible with Bourne dealing with strange people some weird Mexican drug dealers, their wives, daughters, Chinese politicians in alliance with rogue Mossad officers , with evenbizarre friendsI was wondering where was the spirit of the series and decided to read Ascendancy just to say good bye, and it was not bad Moreover it was good


  6. says:

    Very entertaining Bourne is now a hugely complicated character though it seems he might have been able to do certain things in an easier way But then, where s the fun in that The randy US president named Bill gives this some comic relief from all the bloody mayhem Lots of good, strong female focal characters and in depth explorations of Afghan mountain sub cultures and the Doha wealthy poor Arabian juxtaposition make this a nice addition to the series.Very good writi


  7. says:

    Another riveting page turner from Eric Van Lustbader featuring Ludlum s Jason Bourne Van Lustbader is a superb writer, better than Ludlum himself I say this , having read and enjoyed all of Ludlum s novels This is one of the rare instances where a franchised character continues to appear in novels written by another author and the suspense equals or exceeds the original appearances This is a tribute to Eric Van Lustbader s excellent skills which were already evident in his


  8. says:

    Eric Van Lustbader has done it He has taken Robert Ludlum s Jason Bourne and made Jason his ownFINALLY I love the new direction that Bourne has gone The Bourne Retribution and Bourne Ascendancy are not the Bourne Trilogy BUT, that is OK After the uncomfortable transition of the Bourne character during the middle Bourne books Deception, Objective, Dominion, Imperative Mr Van Lustbader has realized that the Bourne books will go where he takes them and I am glad he is taking them whe


  9. says:

    Jason Bourne is now known as a blacksmith This is someonewho is hired by high level ministers fearful of assassinations He is paid to impersonate them at meetings or places of uncertain security He is at one such meeting when armed gunmen storm it but the target is not the man he is impers onating but Bourne himself He is kidnapped and taken to anunderground bunker where he finds himself face to face with awell known terrorist known as El Ghadan He demands that Bourne carry out a mission


  10. says:

    I just wasn t excited by this one There wasn t much action and the ease in which Bourne can blend in with the enemy is a bit much The story didn t work for me either I finished it and didn t hate it, but it wasn t a favorite 2 1 2 stars.


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