Alan Furst


Born
in New York City, The United States
February 20, 1941

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Influences
Eric Ambler, Graham Greene, Joseph Roth, Joseph Conrad, John le Carré


Alan Furst is widely recognized as the current master of the historical spy novel. Born in New York, he has lived for long periods in France, especially Paris. He now lives on Long Island.

Night Soldiers novels
* Night Soldiers (1988)
* Dark Star (1991)
* The Polish Officer (1995)
* The World at Night (1996)
* Red Gold (1999)
* Kingdom of Shadows (2000)
* Blood of Victory (2003)
* Dark Voyage (2004)
* The Foreign Correspondent (2006)
* The Spies of Warsaw (2008)
* Spies of the Balkans (2010)
* Mission to Paris (2012)
* Midnight in Europe (2013)

Stand-alone novels
* Your day in the barrel (1976)
* The Paris drop (1980)
* The Caribbean Account (1981)
* Shadow Trade (1983)

For more information, see Wikipedia.

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Night Soldiers (Night Soldi...

3.97 avg rating — 7,750 ratings — published 1988 — 25 editions
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Mission to Paris (Night Sol...

3.61 avg rating — 6,752 ratings — published 2012 — 21 editions
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The Spies of Warsaw (Night ...

3.90 avg rating — 5,331 ratings — published 2008 — 30 editions
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The World at Night (Night S...

4.07 avg rating — 4,697 ratings — published 1996 — 20 editions
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Dark Star (Night Soldiers, #2)

4.13 avg rating — 4,520 ratings — published 1991 — 22 editions
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The Polish Officer (Night S...

4.07 avg rating — 4,716 ratings — published 1995 — 27 editions
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Spies of the Balkans (Night...

3.89 avg rating — 4,802 ratings — published 2010 — 25 editions
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The Foreign Correspondent (...

3.87 avg rating — 3,963 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Kingdom of Shadows (Night S...

4.01 avg rating — 3,531 ratings — published 2000 — 29 editions
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“Wherever God has planted you, you must know how to flower - translated from a French saying”
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“One is what one has the nerve to pretend to be.”
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