The Matlock Paper - Robert Ludlum Reviews
Description:ISBN 0752858637 / Author: Robert Ludlum / Genre: Crime / Thriller
Newest Review: ... dated now but still an exceptional piece of thriller novelism. Matlock is a US college professor based in a fictional Ivy ... more
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by - written on 09/08/09 (Useful, 42 readings)
The Matlock Paper is an original Ludlum novel, written when he was still alive which is a rarety considering the amount of novels written by "Ludlum" aka a shadow novelist chosen my his estate after his death! First published in 1973, the story is somewhat dated now but still an exceptional piece of thriller novelism. Matlock is a US college professor based in a fictional Ivy league university. He has a military past, but is now firmly an academic. One day a government official comes asking for his help as they believe a massive global drug ring is based on the campus where he works! From there the traditional and typical Ludlum-esque ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/08/08 (Very useful, 55 readings)
The Matlock Paper is the third novel from the award winning thriller author Robert Ludlum. It was first published in 1973. It is an intensely written novel with non-stop action and multiple plot twists, something that is a constant in the majority of his works. The Matlock Paper was one of the first Ludlum novels I read, and I have since read it again, and it is still just as good the second time round. The Plot James Matlock works as a professor at Carlyle University. A Vietnam vet with a reputation, he is recruited by the US government to attempt to uncover a drugs and prostitution ring. As he finds himself up against a power hungry organisation ... Read the complete review
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