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The Bourne Dominion - Eric Van Lustbader - Book Review

Posted on the 07 August 2011 by Freeplanet @CUST0D1AN
The Bourne Dominion - Eric Van Lustbader - book reviewFinally,
it took Eric Van Lustbader SIX BOURNE BOOKS to finally own this series. And he certainly OWNS it now. It's weird, I almost abandoned this series based on the last couple of books I'd tried to get interested in, as you'll see from me reviews of other Van Lustbader books in the Ludlum-originated series.
DOMINION, though I'm only half way through it, is a totally authentic piece of Bourne-ism but in a special way that doesn't seem to have any lingering allegiance to either the Ludlum literary version or the Hollywood trilogy version.
Bourne is now a proper adult novel, driven by Van Lustbader's obvious interest in the seedier side of human nature. In this book, his prose openly revels in these sordid societal sources, and I'm finally not saying "Ludlum would write that better."
Of course an annoying CLUMSINESS wanders into Lustader's prose from time to time but it's far less intrusive in this novel, frankly because I think he's having too much fun enjoying the Bourne 'identity' and making it his own.
I'm sorta looking forward to Bourne 10, now.

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