The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum audiobook

The Chancellor Manuscript: A Novel

By Robert Ludlum
Read by Michael Moriarty

Random House Audio
3.04 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780553753448

“[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 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   “Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined.”The New York Times   “Engrossing . . . pure, adrenaline-raising escapism.”King Features Syndicate “A roaring ride on a roller coaster of suspense.”The Pittsburgh Press “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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Summary

“[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

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
 
“Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined.”The New York Times
 
“Engrossing . . . pure, adrenaline-raising escapism.”King Features Syndicate

“A roaring ride on a roller coaster of suspense.”The Pittsburgh Press

“Powerhouse momentum . . . as shrill as the siren on the prowl car.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“A complex scenario of inventive double-crossing.”Chicago Sun-Times

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Powerhouse momentum . . . as shrill as the siren on the prowl car. Kirkus Reviews  
A complex scenario of inventive double-crossing. Chicago Sun-Times
A roaring ride on a roller coaster of suspense. The Pittsburgh Press
Engrossing . . . pure, adrenaline-raising escapism. King Features Syndicate
Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined. The New York Times  
[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

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Author

Author Bio: Robert Ludlum

Author Bio: Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum (1927–2001) was the author of twenty-five novels, each one 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. His works include The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and, perhaps most famously, the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—among others. The Bourne novels were the basis for three blockbuster films. Born in New York City, Ludlum received a BA from Wesleyan University, and before becoming an author, he was a United States Marine, a theater actor, and a producer.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 3.04
Audience: Adult
Language: English