Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. 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, Spies of the Balkans, Mission to Paris, "and "Midnight in Europe."""Born in New York, he lived for many years in Paris, and now lives on Long Island.
Praise for "Midnight in Europe"" ""Elegant, gripping . . . [Furst] remains at the top of his game.""--The New York Times"" " "Suspenseful and sophisticated . . . No espionage author, it seems, is better at summoning the shifting moods and emotional atmosphere of Europe before the start of World War II than Alan Furst.""--The Wall Street Journal" "Endlessly compelling . . . Furst delivers an observant, sexy, and thrilling tale set in the outskirts of World War II. In Furst's hands, Paris once again comes alive with intrigue."--Erik Larson "Too much fun to put down . . . [Furst is] a master of the atmospheric thriller.""--The Boston Globe" Praise for Alan Furst "Furst never stops astounding me."--Tom Hanks "Furst is the best in the business--the most talented espionage novelist of our generation."--Vince Flynn "Page after page is dazzling."--James Patterson "Furst writes profoundly realistic books. The brilliant historical flourishes seem to create--or re-create--a world . . . a heartbreaking sense of the vast Homeric epic that was World War II and the smallness of almost every life that was caught up in it.""--The New York Times Book Review" "Though set in a specific place and time, Furst's books are like Chopin's nocturnes: timeless, transcendent, universal. One does not so much read them as fall under their spell.""--Los Angeles Times"" " "Alan Furst's novels swing a beam into the shadows at the edges of the great events leading to World War II. Readers come knowing he'll deliver effortless narrative.""--USA Today"" " "Mesmerizing . . . Mr. Furst is a master at conjuring European scenes and moods during World War II and the fraught years that preceded it.""--The Wall Street Journal"" " "Alan Furst again shows why he is a grandmaster of the historical espionage genre. . . . It doesn't get more action-packed and grippingly atmospheric than this.""--The Boston Globe"