The Holcroft Covenant

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Bantam Books, 1979 - Fiction - 500 pages
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The Fourth Reich is waiting to arise--and the only man who can stop it is about to sign its birth certificate. In 1945 the children of the Third Reich were secretly hidden all over the world, to be concealed until they came of age in the 1970s, at which point $780 million would be waiting in a Swiss bank. But all of these elaborate plans need an unsuspecting outsider to set them in motion: Noel Holcroft, the American son of a high-ranking Nazi officer. He has just been shown an incredible document known as the Holcroft Covenant. If he signs, he will inadvertently deal a serious blow to an already fragile world--and authorize his own death warrant.
 
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Holcroft Covenant
 
"Pleases and seduces . . . [Robert] Ludlum stuffs more surprises into his novels than any other six-pack of thriller writers combined. . . . I sprained my wrist turning his pages and didn't notice until an hour later."--John Leonard, The New York Times
 
"Don't ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day."--Chicago Tribune

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Identity.

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User Review  - Victor - Goodreads

I really can't say this was a good book. There are many characters and they are not well defined, names are similar and hard to keep organized, and there are many organizations with German names that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin K. Gillette - Goodreads

This one was fun! I'm sorry that the film adaptation took as many liberties with it as it did, notwithstanding the presence of such outstanding talent as Michael Caine and Victoria Tennant. This seems ... Read full review

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About the author (1979)

Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 210 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. In addition to the Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum—he was the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and The Apocalypse Watch, among many others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March, 2001.

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