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Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 New York City – March 12, 2001 Naples, Florida) was an American penulis of 25 thriller novels. There are lebih than 290 million copies of his buku in print, and they have been translated into 32 languages. Ludlum also published buku under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd.
Some of Ludlum's novels have been made into films and mini-series, including The Osterman Weekend, The Holcroft Covenant, The Apocalypse Watch, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. A non-Ludlum book supposedly inspired sejak his unused notes, Covert One: The Hades Factor, has also been made into a mini-series. The Bourne movies, starring Matt Damon in the tajuk role, have been commercially and critically successful (The Bourne Ultimatum won three Academy Awards in 2008), although the story lines depart significantly from the sumber material.
Ludlum died in 2001 of a subdural hematoma.