- Author:Alan Furst
- Publisher:Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition (January 8, 2002)
- Pages:268 pages
- Subcategory:Thrillers & Suspense
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The World at Night" is the fourth volume in Alan Furst's loosely connected tales of espionage in World War II, and it. .Considering the first book, Night Soldiers, was a robust 519 pages, I have to call him out on this money-grab. A good story, but not great.
The World at Night" is the fourth volume in Alan Furst's loosely connected tales of espionage in World War II, and it marks a bit of departure from the previous books. Focusing on an ordinary citizen rather than intelligence operatives or soldiers, the story instead shows us a different kind of wartime experience - one that will be more familiar to most readers, and therefore, in some ways, more impactful.
The World at Night: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 4. Alan Furst was unknown to me until my local newspaper ran a story about his current novel, A Hero of France, since he was to appear in person at the next meeting of the paper's book club
The World at Night: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 4). Alan Furst. Kingdom of Shadows: A Novel (Night Soldiers Book 6). Alan Furst was unknown to me until my local newspaper ran a story about his current novel, A Hero of France, since he was to appear in person at the next meeting of the paper's book club. Most of the spy stories I've read were told from the Western point of view, but this glimpse into the Stalin-era Russian operation was eye-opening.
The World at Night: A Novel. A thoroughly compelling read, I will be reading the entire series.
From Alan Furst, the author of such spy novels as Dark Star, Night Soldiers, and The Polish Officer, comes The World .
From Alan Furst, the author of such spy novels as Dark Star, Night Soldiers, and The Polish Officer, comes The World at Night. Set in Paris just following the fall of France to Germany in 1940, the book tracks film producer Jean Casson, a hard-core denizen of Paris nightlife. The Nazi occupation brings with it shortages, travel restrictions, and the petty humiliations of life under the German occupiers.
Praise for Alan Furst and The World at Night. is the world of Eric Ambler, the pioneering British author of classic World War II espionage fiction. Jean Casson is a reluctant and almost-accidental double agent, an ordinary man caught up in extraordinary circumstances. Furst’s work is full of the kind of irony that is both universal and specifically French. Richard Dyer, The Boston Globe. What is engaging is the idea of the unintentional secret agent, the amateur who has read Eric Ambler. Herbert Mitgang, Chicago Tribune.
The World at Night book. It's an intelligent novel with authentic detail, moments of humour and terror, and a sting in the tail
The World at Night book. It's an intelligent novel with authentic detail, moments of humour and terror, and a sting in the tail. In these dark Trumpian days it's instructive to see how people of an earlier age dealt with an even greater There was a slow build-up and the novel didn't really catch fire for me until the final third, but that is maybe as it should be.
The World at Night (1996) is a novel by Alan Furst. The story takes place in and around Paris between May 1940 and June 1941
The World at Night (1996) is a novel by Alan Furst. The story takes place in and around Paris between May 1940 and June 1941. Jean Casson is a French motion-picture producer who specializes in gangster films and who possesses no political views to speak of. When the Germans defeat and conquer his country, Casson at first tries to continue his life and career as if nothing had happened.
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However, the 1988 publication of Night Soldiers inspired by a 1984 trip to Eastern Europe on assignment for Esquire revitalized his career. It was the first of his highly original novels about espionage in Europe before and during the Second World War. Born in New York on February 20, 1941, he lived for long periods in France, especially Paris where he was awarded a Fulbright teaching fellowship. ALAN FURST is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. Casson is mystified and terrified as he is slowly sucked into the vortex. First-rate reading-vivid, compelling, and rich with authentic detail about clandestine battles and battlegrounds. No one evokes World War II behind the lines better than Alan Furst does. He is the author of Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The Polish Officer, Red Gold, Kingdom of Shadows, Blood of Victory, Dark Voyage, and The Foreign Correspondent.