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Works by Robert Ludlum with their own trope pages include:
Other works by Robert Ludlum provide examples of:
- Conveniently Interrupted Document: Appears in The Janson Directive to avoid giving away the name of the villain.
- Conspiracy Thriller: The Icarus Agenda, among others.
- Engaging Conversation
- Forgets to Eat
- Gambit Pileup
- "Glad to Be Alive" Sex: In The Icarus Agenda, and explicitly noted as such. (The two characters do end up in an ongoing relationship at the end.)
- Living Lie Detector
- Mad Lib Thriller Title
- Spy Fiction
- Surveillance as the Plot Demands
- Swiss Bank Account: In The Ostermann Weekend, the protagonist discovers that a man who may be a foreign spy has a Swiss bank account, and considers this to be Evidence, but it turns out that the man is innocent, and his response to being accused of having a Swiss bank account is basically, "Yes, I do. What's your point?"
- Unwitting Pawn: in The Osterman Weekend
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: The members of the conspiracy in The Icarus Agenda will stop at nothing, even blackmail and murder, to have an honest and capable man as President of the United States. Whether he wants the job or not.
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