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Alan Furst


USA flag (b.1941)

Alan Furst is an American author of historical spy novels set just prior to and during the Second World War.Furst lives in Sag Harbor, Long Island, but he considers himself a European by sensibility. Awarded a Fulbright teaching fellowship in 1969, Furst moved to Sommières, France, outside of Montpellier, and taught at the University of Montpellier. He later lived for many years in Paris, a city that he calls "the heart of civilization" and that figures significantly in all his novels.
 

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Historical Mystery
 
Series
Roger Levin
   1. Your Day in the Barrel (1976)
   2. The Paris Drop (1980)
   3. Caribbean Account (1981)
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Night Soldiers
   1. Night Soldiers (1988)
   2. Dark Star (1991)
   3. The Polish Officer (1995)
   4. The World at Night (1996)
   5. Red Gold (1999)
   6. Kingdom Of Shadows (2000)
   7. Blood of Victory (2002)
   8. Dark Voyage (2004)
   9. The Foreign Correspondent (2006)
   10. The Spies of Warsaw (2008)
   11. Spies of the Balkans (2010)
   12. Mission to Paris (2012)
   13. Midnight in Europe (2014)
   14. A Hero of France (2016)
   15. Under Occupation (2019)
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Jean Casson
   1. The World at Night (1996)
   2. Red Gold (1999)
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Novels
   Shadow Trade (1983)
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Anthologies edited
   The Book of Spies (2003)
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Omnibus editions
   Three Great Novels (2010)
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