A Hero of France by Alan Furst audiobook

A Hero of France

By Alan Furst
Read by Daniel Gerroll

Simon & Schuster Audio

The Night Soldiers Series: Book 14

8.30 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781442399013

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The latest war novel from the New York Times bestselling author and “modern-day master of the genre” (New York Newsday) Alan Furst. Alan Furst's latest novel takes place in the secret hotels, nightclubs, and cafes of occupied Paris and the villages of France during the spring of 1941, when Britain was losing the war. Many of the characters are resistance fighters who run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain, they include men and women, old and young, all strong, an aristocrat, a Jewish teacher, and the hero is a hero, has a gun and uses it. Some of Furst's former characters including S. Kolb the spy, and Max de Lyon, former arms dealer, now a nightclub owner, return. A Hero of France is sure to please existing Furst fans and attract new ones.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times Bestseller

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

The latest war novel from the New York Times bestselling author and “modern-day master of the genre” (New York Newsday) Alan Furst.

Alan Furst's latest novel takes place in the secret hotels, nightclubs, and cafes of occupied Paris and the villages of France during the spring of 1941, when Britain was losing the war. Many of the characters are resistance fighters who run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain, they include men and women, old and young, all strong, an aristocrat, a Jewish teacher, and the hero is a hero, has a gun and uses it. Some of Furst's former characters including S. Kolb the spy, and Max de Lyon, former arms dealer, now a nightclub owner, return. A Hero of France is sure to please existing Furst fans and attract new ones.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A master of the historical spy novel, Furst scores again with…this excellent spy thriller is set in Paris, March to August 1941…A tense, well-crafted tale of courage, sacrifice, and wartime espionage. ” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Furst’s…mastery of both the era and his craft is so complete that the book proceeds with a nonchalant ease….The romantic heart of the book lies in the way it extols what, under the Occupation, remains of the sensual pleasures of life…This daydream of life under the Occupation is something rare: a suspense novel that offers the pleasures of relaxation.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Furst is recognized among the greatest contemporary spy novelists, and…this title retains the trademarks that bring fans back: realistic characters, meticulous historical knowledge, and superb storytelling.” Library Journal
“Narrator Daniel Gerroll’s strong, cultured British voice leads us through the newest of Furst’s richly atmospheric tales of occupied Europe during the Second World War…Gerroll’s pacing is excellent. His French pronunciation is faultless…Listening to the Night Soldiers series is always deeply satisfying as ordinary people fight the darkness.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Alan Furst

Author Bio: Alan Furst

Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. He is the author of Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The Polish Officer, The World at Night, and others. He has written for a number of magazines and news publications, including Esquire and the International Herald Tribune. Before becoming a full-time novelist, he worked as a copy writer for ad agencies in Seattle; he has also lived in New York and France. Currently, Furst lives on Long Island, New York.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 8.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English