the previous two books about Jason Bourne, the third, and final, book
in this series does not disappoint. It is fast-paced, intelligent,
well researched and difficult to put down.
the story of Jason Bourne and the Jackal to a close was no mean feat
with characters flung between
the United States, the Caribbean, Europe and Russia. Once again David
Webb is forced to ignore his better nature and become Jason Bourne in
order to put an end to the Jackal. Until the Jackal is dead, David
knows that neither he nor his family will have any peace.
times I felt the story with its large number of strands and many characters had
a tendency to become a little
convoluted, but it was simply a matter of ‘going with the flow’.
Situations that momentarily
seemed to slip beyond my grasp usually managed to right themselves
further along, and eventually all the pieces came together. The
unbelievable became believable and, in the end, the story and its
resolution was all that was important.
is to be commended for his political and cultural awareness but most
of all for his very great gift as a story teller.
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