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The Scorpio Illusion

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women terrorists -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Ludlum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.U26 S35 1993
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination534 p. ;
    Number of Pages534
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1401411M
    ISBN 100553094416
    ISBN 109780553094411
    LC Control Number93009272

    While the plot moved along at his usual breakneck speed, the characters were so utterly flat I had a hard time getting invested in any of it. The life of the U. No one else can stop her. It was something that kept me coming back to him throughout my teenage years. Pure thrill and adventure without the verboseness of a Clancy novel. Our hero, Tyrell Hawthorne, is a former intelligence officer whose wife was murdered, a victim of "the games spies play.

    No one - except the brilliant, lethal Bajaratt herself - has mastered the moves of the hunt more cunningly than he. Well, I was very much entertained by Amaya Bajarat and the intensity of her passions, her fierceness, her fearlessness, her complexities Citazione:"Le illusioni dello scorpione spiega il meccanismo di certi atroci enigmi che ci sgomentano; Ludlum sa molte cose dell'intrigo terroristico internazionale" Alberto Bevilacqua, Corriere della Sera La trama riportata sul retro della copertina:Citazione:Temeraria e spietata, l'abilissima terrorista internazionale Amaya Bajaratt prepara un piano per colpire i leader delle grandi potenze mondiali, primo fra tutti il Presidente degli Stati Uniti. Feb 11, James Alvino rated it it was amazing After Bourne this is Ludlum's best novel is my opinion. An accomplished assassin and mistress of disguise and deception, she has set in motion the boldest act of terrorism yet conceived. It was something that kept me coming back to him throughout my teenage years.

    Born in a remote Basque village, she watched, a wide-eyed ten-year-old, as bayonet-wielding soldiers brutally beheaded her parents - and at that moment vowed death to all authority. Plot summary[ edit ] Tyrell Hawthorne was a naval intelligence officer - one of the best - until the rain-swept night in Amsterdam when his wife was murdered, an innocent victim. Jess I thought it was horrible. It was something that I remember vividly the first time I read one of Robert Ludlum's novels. An accomplished assassin and mistress of disguise and deception, she has set in motion the boldest act of terrorism yet conceived.


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The Scorpio Illusion book

Now Hawthorne has been called out of retirement for one last assignment. He once remarked: "I equate suspense and good theater in a very similar way. Gone are all of the character building flashbacks and carefully revealed details that allow the reader to lose himself in the world of espionage.

He expected his readers to fill in the blanks themselves. No one else can stop her. Racing from a millionaire recluse's fortress to the social whirl of Palm Beach and from the Oval Office to treacherous Caribbean waters, Hawthorne will uncover a sinister network of well-placed men and The Scorpio Illusion book who exist to help this consummate killer--and the shattering truth behind the "Scorpio Illusion.

Now he's called out of retirement for one last assignment. Duration: 19 hours 10 minutes Summary: Amaya Bajaratt is beautiful, elusive, deadly—and she has set in motion a chilling conspiracy that a desperate government cannot stop.

It doesn't try to be something that it isn't. I think it's all suspense and what-happens-next. Review will shown on site after approval. But an escape into that well crafted world is exactly what the reader is looking for. An accomplished assassin and mistress of disguise and deception, she has set in motion the boldest act of terrorism yet conceived.

Amaya Bajaratt is beautiful, elusive, deadly - and she has set in motion a chilling conspiracy that a desperate government cannot stop. Now Hawthorne is about to be drawn into the deadliest game of all, as a large transfer of black funds makes its way from Bahrain to an offshore bank Jess I thought it was horrible.

Hawthorne was a naval intelligence officer - one of the best - until the rain-swept night in Amsterdam when he learned that his wife had been murdered, a victim of the games spies play.

Telephone conversations using scrambling are an important plot element in this novel. The Scorpio Illusion is simply not one of Ludlum's best. I wanted to be her. Now he's called out of retirement for one last assignment. Born in a remote Basque village, she watched, a wide-eyed ten-year-old, as bayonet-wielding soldiers brutally beheaded her parents - and at that moment vowed death to all authority.

Analysis[ edit ] The novel "consciously draws on Freudian theory to lend depth to his treatment of the two dominant characters, a psychotic woman, driven by childhood traumas to emasculate dominant males and to destroy all symbols of male hierarchical power, and her opponent, a weakened, age-conscious male reaffirming his masculine strengths.

Gone are all of the character building flashbacks and carefully revealed details that allow the reader to lose himself in the world of espionage. I'll never pick up another Robert Ludlum book. While the plot moved along at his usual breakneck speed, the characters were so utterly flat I had a hard time getting invested in any of it.

Duration: 6 hours 0 minutes Summary: Amaya Bajaratt is beautiful, elusive, deadly—and she has set in motion a chilling conspiracy that a desperate government cannot stop.

Now, with his life and the life of the President hanging in the balance, Hawthorne must follow Amanya's serpentine trail, a path of seduction, betrayal, an instant death. However, from about half-way through [2] one side of the call is on a normal telephone.

Since then he's been sailing charters in the islands. But an escape into that well crafted world is exactly what the reader is looking for. No one else can stop her.Racing from a millionaire recluse’s fortress to the social whirl of Palm Beach and from the Oval Office to treacherous Caribbean waters, Hawthorne will uncover a sinister network of well-placed men and women who exist to help this consummate killer-and the shattering truth behind the Scorpio Illusion.

Nov 25,  · If you like Tom Clancy, John Sandford, Nelson DeMille or Michael Crichton, you'll probably be disappointed by The Scorpio Illusion. The story line is fine - international terrorism, exotic locations and weapons, and conspiracy.

The problem comes in the dialogue and character development/5.

The Scorpio Illusion

Robert Ludlum - The Scorpio Illusion: A Novel. “Well, Mr. Grimshaw, our instructions are to give it only to Captain Hawthorne.”/5(34).

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