Robert Ludlum Books in Order
Name: Robert Ludlum
Born: 25 May, 1927
Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
First book: The Scarlatti Inheritance
Previous employment: US Marine
Fun fact #1: Robert’s first book wasn’t published until he was 44 years old.
Fun fact #2: He had a number of pennames, including Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- The Bourne Ultimatum won three Academy Awards.
- New Jersey Literary Hall of Fame.
- The Peanut Award
Robert Ludlum Book List & Suggested Book Order
Robert Ludlum Interview
This might be a poor quality recording, but its content is top notch – Jason Bourne author Robert Ludlum discusses his writing process, what he looks for in a story, and possibly most interestingly, why he takes a nap in the afternoon.
Robert Ludlum Biography
Robert Ludlum was born on the 25th of May in 1927, which was a Wednesday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes him a Gemini, which is one of the Air signs.
Robert was born to father George and mother Margaret in New York City in the state of New York, which is on the Eastern seaboard of the United States of America. George was a business man and Margaret came from quite a wealthy family, so Robert had quite a comfortable lifestyle. His schooling started at The Rectory School, a boarding school in Pomfret, Connecticut, then continued at Cheshire Academy, in Cheshire, Connecticut. Before leaving education, he attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he earned a degree in drama.
After graduating and before putting pen to paper to write novels, Robert went into a number of professions, including United States Marine and actor. He also produced a number of shows, starting at the Grant Lee theater in Fort Lee, New Jersey, in the 1950s and then in the 1960s, at the Playhouse on the Mall, which was located in Bergen Mall in Paramus, the second oldest mall in New Jersey.
It was his time in the theater which opened up other opportunities too, most significantly…
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If you love Robert Ludlum’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Jason Bourne books in order
- Covert-One series in order
- Paul Janson series in order
- a complete list of standalone novels
Why Read the Robert Ludlum Jason Bourne Series in Order?
Robert Ludlum created one of the greatest action thriller movie franchises of modern times - the Bourne series, starring enigmatic action hero Jason Bourne.
Born getting on for 100 years ago, Robert penned many standalone novels, some of which were adapted into movies, plus other series - the Covert-One series and the Paul Janson series - yet it's his Jason Bourne books that have endeared him to thriller lovers the world over. Luckily, despite Robert's death at the somewhat young age of 73, the series is continuing in the more than capable hands of thriller author Eric Van Lustbader.
This Robert Ludlum book list gives all the Robert Ludlum books in chronological order, so lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Robert intended.
The Jason Bourne Trilogy
At the time of writing, the Bourne series comprises of 14 novels, yet Robert only wrote the first three. These novels are commonly known of as the Jason Bourne Trilogy. These are:
So, if you've ever wanted the Robert Ludlum book order, or to enjoy the Bourne Trilogy, or to go the whole hog and have a full list of the Jason Bourne series in order, here's everything you could ever possibly dream of.