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)

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Night Soldiers (Night Soldi...

3.96 avg rating — 8,556 ratings — published 1988 — 25 editions
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Midnight in Europe (Night S...

3.61 avg rating — 4,742 ratings — published 2014 — 18 editions
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A Hero of France (Night Sol...

3.70 avg rating — 4,951 ratings — published 2016 — 17 editions
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Mission to Paris (Night Sol...

3.63 avg rating — 7,204 ratings — published 2012 — 22 editions
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The Spies of Warsaw (Night ...

3.91 avg rating — 5,695 ratings — published 2008 — 31 editions
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The World at Night (Night S...

4.06 avg rating — 5,053 ratings — published 1996 — 20 editions
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The Polish Officer (Night S...

4.07 avg rating — 5,134 ratings — published 1995 — 27 editions
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Dark Star (Night Soldiers, #2)

4.12 avg rating — 4,960 ratings — published 1991 — 22 editions
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