Books The Best Robert Ludlum Books  

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List of the best Robert Ludlum books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Robert Ludlum is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Ludlam is best known for his Bourne series of novels, as they were adapted into successful movies starting with The Bourne Identity in 2002. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Robert Ludlum who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

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69 15
The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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49 8
The Matarese Circle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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40 6
The Parsifal Mosaic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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39 9
The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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36 8
The Bourne Supremacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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25 4
The Chancellor Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

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24 6
The Holcroft Covenant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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7 0
The Rhinemann Exchange is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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18 7
The Aquitaine Progression is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

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17 7
The Prometheus Deception is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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13 4
The Icarus Agenda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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10 2
The Scorpio Illusion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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13 5
The Ambler Warning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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13 5
The Matlock Paper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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13 6
The Sigma Protocol is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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9 3
The Road to Gandolfo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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10 5
The Matarese Countdown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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9 5
The Osterman Weekend is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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5 1
The Road to Omaha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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13 10
The Scarlatti Inheritance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books

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4 1
The Apocalypse Watch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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4 1
The Tristan Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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6 4
The Janson Directive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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6 4
The Bancroft Strategy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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1 0
La Conspiration Trevayne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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5 5
The Bourne Legacy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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13 15
The Gemini Contenders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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1 2
The Bourne Dominion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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1 2
The Bourne Objective is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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1 2
The Bourne Imperative is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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1 2
The Bourne Sanction is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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1 2
The Bourne Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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0 1
The Hacker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum

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2 4
The Bourne Deception is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Eric Van Lustbader

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2 5
The Hades Factor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Robert Ludlum Books
Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds