Alan furst is an american author of historical spy novels. Readers who have never heard of alan furst may be surprised to learn. Alan furst s great historical espionage novel, dark star is a prewar epic of europes moral ambiguities and shifting loyalties. Official website of alan furst, bestselling author of historical spy thrillers. Dark star by alan furst overdrive rakuten overdrive. Alan furst dark star e book free download pdf epub mobi azw3 fb2 lit amazon kindle ipad iphone android kobo papyre tablet dark star alan furst download ebooks online. Publishers weekly mar 4, 1991 furst night soldiers will make his mark with this intelligent, provocative and gripping novel. George guidalls gripping narration complements this suspenseful tale. I buy old books, furst says, and old maps, and i once bought, while living in paris, the photo archive of a french stock house that served the newspapers of paris during the occupation, all the prints marked as cleared by the german censorship. Alan fursts classic spy novels night soldiers, the world at night.
Dark star is the second book in alan fursts night soldiers series set in 1930s and 40s europe. He is the author of night soldiers, dark star, the polish officer, the world at night, and others. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read dark star. Discover book depositorys huge selection of alan furst books online. In fact, i have had to skip several pages just to make some progress. Bestselling espionage thrillers about europe starting in the 1930s and through world war ii. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. I have read a number of alan furst s books and enjoyed them part history and part thrillers.
The second book in the series, dark star, follows many similar points and themes, and is just as good, but night soldiers still reigns supreme as the best russian spy novel that takes place in the wwiiera, in my opinion. Andre szara, survivor of the polish pogroms and the. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading dark star. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Do you like the idea of a writer as a lead character. Most of his novels since 1988 have been set just prior to or during the second world war and he is noted for his successful evocations of.
But dark star is a pagechurner of the best sort, despite those flaws and despite several small errors in furst s astonishing research the anachronism, for example, of referring. Alan furst, widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel, is the author of midnight in europe, mission to paris, and numerous other. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Through szaras character, the beginnings of world war ii are revealed. A novel night soldiers book 2 kindle edition by furst, alan. There was even a two book cycle that could have been presented as one. A novel night soldiers book 2 kindle edition by alan furst.
Andre szara, survivor of the polish pogroms and the russian civil wars, is a journalist working for pravda in 1937. Like the first in the series, the tale is an epic adventure traversing several countries including belgium, germany, czechoslovakia, france, poland and russia, tracking the fortunes of andre szara, a foreign correspondent for pravda and reluctant. Furst has been called an heir to the tradition of eric ambler and graham greene, whom he cites along with joseph roth and arthur koestler as important influences. The protagonist of alan furst s dark star, andre szara, is a journalist for pravda. Dark star, by comparison is a lengthy novel encompassing well over 400 pages and gives the author a much greater opportunity to demonstrate his talents.
I enjoyed dark star so thought this one could be another great read but. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In dark star, andre szara, a polish journalist who becomes a spy for the soviet union in the late 1930s, is ordered to complete many tasks of espionage in paris. What might having a writer as the protagonist provide the story. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Get the best deals on alan furst when you shop the largest online selection at. In midnight in europe, alan furst paints a spellbinding portrait of a continent marching into a. He has written for a number of magazines and news publications, including esquire and the international herald tribune. Author alan furst has written several historical fiction novels. A novel night soldiers book 2 kindle edition by alan. Dark star night soldiers, book 2 by alan furst fantastic fiction. Dark star night soldiers, book 2 by alan furst book cover, description, publication history. Not quite as good as the first of this series but still excellent. Now translated into eighteen languages, he is the author of night soldiers, dark star, the polish officer, the world at night, red gold, kingdom of shadows, blood of victory, dark voyage, the foreign correspondent, the spies of warsaw, and spies of the balkans. Before becoming a fulltime novelist, he worked as a copy writer for ad agencies in seattle. There are numerous unpronounceable russian and slavic names who dont seem to have any relevance to the story.1561 220 217 520 1461 270 989 601 1160 488 755 884 1014 1600 704 611 1639 1467 999 1522 1477 558 1490 550 101 598 603 691 814 901 1517 421 336 965 26 1389 636 1093 850 1160 949 931 824