Legends by Robert Littell audiobook

Legends: A Novel of Dissimulation

By Robert Littell
Read by Grover Gardner

Blackstone Publishing
13.15 Hours Unabridged
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Martin Odum is a CIA field agent turned private detective, struggling his way through a labyrinth of past identities—“legends” in CIA parlance. Is he really Martin Odum? Or is he Dante Pippen, an IRA explosives maven? Or Lincoln Dittmann, Civil War expert? These men like different foods, speak different languages, have different skills. Is he suffering from multiple personality disorder, brainwashing, or simply exhaustion? Can Odum trust the CIA psychiatrist? Or Stella Kastner, a young Russian woman who engages him to find her brother-in-law so he can give her sister a divorce? As Odum redeploys his dormant tradecraft skills to solve Stella’s case, he travels the globe battling mortal danger and psychological disorientation.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller

Martin Odum is a CIA field agent turned private detective, struggling his way through a labyrinth of past identities—“legends” in CIA parlance. Is he really Martin Odum? Or is he Dante Pippen, an IRA explosives maven? Or Lincoln Dittmann, Civil War expert? These men like different foods, speak different languages, have different skills. Is he suffering from multiple personality disorder, brainwashing, or simply exhaustion? Can Odum trust the CIA psychiatrist? Or Stella Kastner, a young Russian woman who engages him to find her brother-in-law so he can give her sister a divorce? As Odum redeploys his dormant tradecraft skills to solve Stella’s case, he travels the globe battling mortal danger and psychological disorientation.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Robert Littell’s convincing spy story is brimming with great characters.” New York Post
“[Legends] makes it blazingly clear that Littell’s is one of the most talented, most original voices in American fiction today.” Washington Post
“Littell provides plenty of inside intelligence info in his superb new thriller, but he adds a decidedly comic spin…Wonderful writing and a great sense of fun make this another winner.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Littell…delivers a smart, fun, strange adventure in the legendary tradition of Odysseus, yet another wily trickster who boasts to his peril that he is ‘no man.’” Booklist
“An entertaining romp through post–Soviet Russia.” Bookmarks magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Robert Littell

Author Bio: Robert Littell

Robert Littell’s novels include the New York Times bestseller The Company and many others. A former Newsweek journalist, he makes his home in France.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 13.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English