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Eric Van Lustbader

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Objective

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Objective by Eric Van Lustbader Orion, HK$104

Sunday, 20 February, 2011, 12:00am

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Betrayal

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Betrayal

by Eric van Lustbader

Orion, HK$112

1 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Muscle bound magic

Floating City by Eric Lustbader HarperCollins $190 OKAY, it's book-lovers' quiz time. Question one: is the first male to appear in Eric Lustbader's new book (a) a giant killing machine called Rock or (b) a pimply insurance salesman called Simper? Question two: is the first female to appear (a) a long-legged, firm-breasted Asian beauty, or (b) a squat pensioner from Hoboken? You guessed.

23 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Off the shelf

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES are notoriously fickle. Diana Ross' memoirs, Secrets of a Sparrow (Headline $205), contains few secrets. The woman who has been at the forefront of popular music since Where Did Our Love Go, her first hit single with the Supremes, was released in 1963, meanders around on a sentimental journey, unwilling to chase shadows. ''I have always had a gift of seeing the good bits.

29 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Lustbader's plot loses out to jet-lag

THE KAISHO, by Eric Lustbader (HarperCollins, $195).

ERIC Lustbader now writes just like an old chef cooks shortly before retirement. He knows what is necessary for a great creation, has certainly produced them in a long and illustrious past and knows just what spices to add, and in what quantity.

11 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Just for kicks

THE KAISHO By Eric Lustbader (HarperCollins, $195) THIS series of thrillers is arguably the first in which the main character's name appears to be inspired by his chin.

12 Jun 1993 - 12:00am