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The World at Night By Alan Furst

The World at Night
by Alan Furst

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Occupied Paris is brought vividly to life in this wonderfully atmospheric and evocative wartime thriller set in the shadowy world of resistance, from the highly acclaimed author of Dark Star and The Polish Officer.
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The World at Night by Alan Furst

Occupied Paris is brought vividly to life in this wonderfully atmospheric and evocative wartime thriller set in the shadowy world of resistance, from the highly acclaimed author of Dark Star and The Polish Officer. Combining the authenticity of the finest historical novels with the dark intrigue and romance of the best spy novels, Alan Furst's haunting tales of undercover life in '30s and '40s Europe are regularly compared with the best of Eric Ambler and John le Carre and have won extraordinary praise from critics on both sides of the Atlantic. In The World at Night he has created a truly memorable tale of survival and defiance. Set in the shadowy back streets and glittering salons of wartime Paris, it follows film producer Jean Casson, a Paris sophisticate struggling to come to terms with the uncomfortable realities of life under German occupation, as he becomes reluctantly caught up in the activities of what was to become the French Resistance.

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The World at Night Reviews


'There's unlikely to be a more engrossing read this year. Just wonderful' Time Out 'The World at Night is a brilliant piece of atmospheric writing' Daily Telegraph 'A TENSE THRILLER OF ESPIONAGE AND BLACK INTRIGUE! SUPERB' Sunday Express 'A wonderfully evocative picture of wartime Paris! brilliant' Mail on Sunday 'Furst has an eye and an ear for the feel of the 1940s in occupied Europe. The sights, sounds and colours are all authentic. A minor masterpiece' The Times

About Alan Furst


American novelist Alan Furst has lived for long periods in France, especially in Paris, and has travelled as a journalist in Eastern Europe and Russia. He has written extensively for Esquire and the International Herald Tribune. 'In the world of the espionage thriller, Alan Furst is in a class of his own' william boyd 'Furst's ability to recreate the terrors of espionage is matchless' robert harris 'Nothing can be like watching Casablanca for the first time, but Furst comes closer than anyone has in years' Time

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The World at Night by Alan Furst
Alan Furst
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1998-02-16
320
0006510973
9780006510970
N/A
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