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"A complex scenario of inventive double-crossing."
"Powerhouse momentum. . .as shrill as the siren on the prowl car."
--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
There is only one Ludlum novel I like less than this and I've read about half of his works.
This premise of spys in your neighborhood is a good one. Read more
This is the first Ludlum book I ever read and it still remains my favorite. For sheet storytelling, suspense and convoluted plot resolution, it remains supreme. Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2003 by Avid Reader
Not much to this novel at all; might provide an easy diversion, but that's about it. A good thriller should have a complex plot and memorable characters - The Osterman Weekend has... Read morePublished on July 9 2003 by mackattack9988
This book is good, considering the time period in which it was written. In 1972, this was probably the ultimate in thriller novels; however, by 2002, it's a little light. Read morePublished on Nov. 9 2002 by J. Peterson
The book starts off as a decent read, not great. The the following flaws are encountered:
1. A very DUMB idea for a conspiracy--ooh, Omega might blackmail businessmen around... Read more
Being a Ludlum reader I have hear of "The Osterman Weekend" for years. The book was not what it was cracked up to be. Read morePublished on March 19 2001 by Melvin Hunt
A great story which concerns Jack Tanner, a TV journalist who is drawn into a CIA plot to uncover the clandestine Soviet OMEGA group. Read morePublished on Aug. 19 2000 by Mr N Forbes-warren
This was probably a good book in its time, but it's pretty dated. It has a strong 70s feel, and the central themes - the government may be spying on us! Read morePublished on Aug. 8 2000 by jerseymca
This one is pretty impressive! Ludlum scales down his scope and tightens up the suspense! You should not pick up this book if you need sleep. Read morePublished on July 10 2000 by Jared Garrett