The Matlock Paper a novel by Robert Ludlum 1973 First Printing The Dial Press

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Step into the gripping world of espionage with "The Matlock Paper" by Robert Ludlum, a thrilling first edition from 1973 published by The Dial Press. This hardcover book comes with a dust jacket protected by a mylar cover, ensuring its longevity.

Over 312 pages, follow James Barbour Matlock, a Vietnam veteran and college professor, as he is plunged into a covert government operation. Tasked with infiltrating a massive drug and prostitution ring, Matlock faces moral dilemmas and deadly consequences that challenge his very beliefs and threaten those he loves.

 This novel is not just a suspenseful read; it’s a deep dive into the societal issues that plague America, from the crumbling support for higher education to the pervasive forces of racism and greed.

Key Details:

  • Title: The Matlock Paper
  • Author: Robert Ludlum
  • Publisher: The Dial Press
  • Publication Year: 1973
  • Edition: First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket in mylar cover
  • Page Count: 312
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Good used condition

Four Reasons Why You'll Be Hooked:

  1. Matlock's journey is filled with suspense, making it impossible to put down.
  2. The novel goes beyond typical thriller fare to comment on critical societal issues.
  3. Ludlum crafts a hero who is deeply flawed yet profoundly relatable, driven by a deadly secret.

Explore the Shadows of "The Matlock Paper":

"The Matlock Paper" is more than just a thriller; it’s an exploration into the dark corners of society and the human psyche. Whether you’re a fan of action-packed espionage or reflective narratives on contemporary issues, this book delivers on all fronts.

Author Spotlight: Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum was a master storyteller whose books have captivated millions worldwide. With over 225 million copies in print, translated into thirty-two languages, his thrilling narratives like "The Bourne" series have cemented his place as a giant in the thriller genre. Ludlum's legacy continues to entertain and intrigue readers, even after his passing in 2001

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