American agent Harry Latham has penetrated the fortresslike mountain hideaway of the Brotherhood of the Watch, a neo-Nazi organization that was born in the. While Ludlum’s readers will probably scoop up his latest thriller come what may, they may be disheartened to find it has a virtually suspenseless plot. Brilliant. Writers: Robert Ludlum (novel), John Goldsmith (teleplay) | 1 more credit» . Also Known As: Robert Ludlum’s The Apocalypse Watch See more».
Deep in Hausruck Mountains of Austria, in a remote hideaway, there lies the nerve center of ominous movement, the “Brotherhood of watch”the progenitors of Germany’s Fourth Reich. In the beginninga character named Jean-Pierre Villier introduced as a popular French drama artist, very much willing to help the French intelligence officials in solving his father’s suicide, unfortunately afterward nowhere to be found in the Novel.
Ludlum also published books under the pseudonyms Jonathan Ryder and Michael Shepherd. The dialogue is not great; it seems to be stuck in the Ludlum younger years. Too many killing and too many bodies just add up the needless pages. Yes, there is Virginia Madsen, who is fully capable of rising to the stature of a Ludlum heroine, but she is given little to do.
The story idea or a Neo-Nazi conspiracy was attractive to me and plausible, but so much does not add up. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Nov 15, Thomas G. Action is decent but much of the dialogue is overly dramatic for the given circumstances.
Surprised that I hadn’t read this book before. The Apocalypse Please read the book!! It has so many twists and turns! It was okay reading and the storyline did keep me from putting it aside. These fanatics wants Author. The title should be at least 4 characters long.
Didn’t enjoy it that much I know the author was depicting non-English speaking characters in many scenes but some of that seemed to me to creep into other voices. I quite liked this book, but apocaljpse not enough to recommend it. But when he receives the sudden good news that Harry has surfaced, gut-twisting doubts arise.
But parts that are too critical to allow for a suspension of disbelief. Search for ” The Apocalypse Watch ” on Amazon. He has Karin de Vries, of the US Embassy’s Documents and Records section, and with whom he develops a romantic attachment, of course, to help him.
The Road to Gandolfo. According to it the water reserves of London, Paris and Washington will be polluted by poisonous intoxicant killing thousands instantly. Loved it in just about every way.
Open Preview See a Problem? A little out of place today, but in the 70’s Ludlum was not the only one writing about the threats of neo-nazis in the world.
Was especially poignant in the current political environment. The Dark of the Sun. Buy the Audiobook Download: Well plotted A well plotted thriller with just a little love story adding to the tension and emotion of the perilous situations.
Return to Book Page. It couldn’t have been more obvious. Drew Latham also exposes the wealthy European and American bureaucrats, who were helping the Neo Nazis secretly by brokering millions for their operation. Mar 22, Beverly rated it liked it.
Share this Rating Title: I was kind of a captive audience when I red this one. But, beside everything I really enjoyed the book and I will gladly recommend it to anyone who like the pretty much good thriller.
Now that I am hooked Mr. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But on the eve of his most spectacular success, after three years in deep cover, Harry disappears. Dieter Kramer Sarah Cameron Start your free trial. The Apocalypse Watch by Robert Ludlum. Drew Latham is the brother of Harry Latham who has gone undercover and infiltrated the Brotherhood of the Watch. Aug 12, Passionate Globetrotter rated it it was ok. Robert Ludlum was the author of twenty-one novels, each a New York Times bestseller.
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Attacked twice by unknown assassins at his hotel room, Drew becomes the prime target for the Brotherhood of watch. Robert Ludlum’s The Moscow Vector.