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Furst, Alan

Overview
Works: 115 works in 1,084 publications in 15 languages and 43,483 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Spy fiction  War fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  War stories  Sea fiction  Romance fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3556.U76, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alan Furst
 
Most widely held works by Alan Furst
Spies of the Balkans : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

53 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As war approaches northern Greece, the spies begin to circle--from the Turkish legation to the German secret service. In the ancient port of Salonika, Costa Zannis, a senior police official, head of an office that handles special "political" cases, risks everything to secure an escape route for those hunted by the Gestapo
Mission to Paris : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autumn 1939. In Paris American motion picture producer Frederic Stahl is drawn into a clandestine world of foreign correspondents, exiled Spanish republicans, and spies of every sort. As a celebrity from neutral America -- who can travel across the continent freely -- Stahl could be very useful indeed
The spies of Warsaw : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1937 Warsaw, on the eve of World War II, intelligence operatives on both sides of the forthcoming struggle wage their own espionage battle in a world of betrayal, intrigue, and abduction
The foreign correspondent : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939 Paris, the murder of an Italian political émigré OVRA, Mussolini's secret police, brings new danger to his successor, Carlo Weisz, who finds himself the target of OVRA, MI6, Stalin's NKVD, and Hitler's Gestapo
Midnight in Europe : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of Spain is at stake. Germany and Italy have ensured that Republican forces are starved of weapons and a Franco victory now looks likely. Cristian Ferrar, a Spanish lawyer living in Paris, is a well-connected man. When Ferrar is approached by anti-Franco forces, he readily agrees asked to help smuggle arms into his homeland. Working with de Lyon - an enigmatic man of Slavic descent - Ferrar goes on a quest which will take him from libertine nightclubs in the City of Light to volatile bars by the docks in Gdansk, as Europe holds its breath
Blood of victory : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, Russian émigré journalist I.A. Serebin is recruited by the British secret service to take part in a desperate operation to prevent Hitler's conquest of Europe by stopping the export of Romanian oil to Germany
Dark voyage : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941, Eric DeHaan, the captain of the Noordendam, a Dutch tramp freighter, is recruited by the Dutch Naval Intelligence Section for dangerous secret missions that take the ship and its crew behind enemy lines in Europe and North Africa
A hero of France : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alan Furst goes to war: Occupied Paris for the first time since Red Gold (1999 pub), Furst has set this novel during the war itself, instead of on the eve of the war. Members of the French Resistance network young and old, aristocrats and schoolteachers, defiant heroes and ordinary people all engaged in clandestine actions in the cause of freedom. From the secret hotels and Nazi-infested nightclubs of Paris to the villages of Rouen and Orleans. An action-packed story of romance, intrigue, spies, bravery, and air battles"--
Kingdom of shadows : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His uncle, Count Janos Polanyi, has recruited Hungarian Nicholas Morath for a secret mission on the eve of World War II
Under occupation : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

21 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the Nazi victory over Poland in 1939, thousands of Poles were sent to Germany as slave laborers. From inside enemy territory, they found ways to get valuable information to resistance fighters in France. Paul Ricard, a French writer of detective novels, is drawn in to working in the resistance, as a spy against the Reich, and is charged with getting the information from the Polish prisoners to the Allied forces. Alongside him in the fight against Germany are an émigré girl and a mysterious Turkish woman who is in the contract espionage business."--
Red gold : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, a French film director working for the Vichy resistance has to smuggle a large shipment of arms under the nose of the Nazis. The guns are the price the Communists demand for cooperation with the resistance. By the author of The World at Night
Night soldiers by Alan Furst( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulgaria, 1934. A young man is murdered by the local fascists. His brother, Khristo Stoianev, is recruited into the NKVD, the Soviet secret intelligence service, and sent to Spain to serve in its civil war. Warned that he is about to become a victim of Stalin?s purges, Khristo flees to Paris. Night Soldiers masterfully re-creates the European world of 1934?45: the struggle between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia for Eastern Europe, the last desperate gaiety of the beau monde in 1937 Paris, and guerrilla operations with the French underground in 1944. Night Soldiers is a scrupulously researched panoramic novel, a work on a grand scale. From the Trade Paperback edition
Dark star by Alan Furst( Book )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Through Szara's character, the beginnings of World War II are revealed
The Polish officer by Alan Furst( Book )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: September 1939. As Warsaw falls to Hitler's Wehrmacht, Captain Alexander de Milja is recruited by the intelligence service of the Polish underground. His mission: to transport the national gold reserve to safety, hidden on a refugee train to Bucharest. Then, in the back alleys and black-market bistros of Paris, in the tenements of Warsaw, with partizan guerrillas in the frozen forests of the Ukraine, and at Calais Harbor during an attack by British bombers, de Milja fights in the war of the shadows in a world without rules, a world of danger, treachery, and betrayal
The world at night by Alan Furst( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, French filmmaker Jean Casson agrees to do some spying for the British secret service. He becomes embroiled in a three-cornered game between the British, the Germans and French resistance involving the stealing of money from the British. By the author of The Polish Officer
Dark voyage by Alan Furst( Recording )

43 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tramp freighter docking in Lisbon in May, 1941, isn't what it appears to be. Under the command of Captain Eric DeHaan, it sails for the Intelligence Division of the British Royal Navy, and the cargo will be detection equipment for a clandestine operation on the Swedish coast. This is one more battle for survival in the spy wars that rage through the back alleys, cafes, elegant hotels, and abandoned piers of North Africa. Britain is the last opposition to Nazi Germany and faces impossible odds
Night soldiers by Alan Furst( )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulgaria, 1934. The local fascists have just murdered the brother of Khristo Stoianev. Now Khristo is recruited into the NKVD--the Soviet secret police--for special service in the Spanish civil war
The world at night by Alan Furst( )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the shadowy back streets and glittering salons of wartime Paris. Film producer Jean Casson, a Paris sophisticate struggles to come to terms with the uncomfortable realities of life under German occupation, as he becomes caught up in the activities of what was to become the French Resistance
The Polish officer by Alan Furst( )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Alexander de Milja understands that his life, as he knows it, is over. But even in this bleakest of circumstances, all need not be lost. At a decimated cavalry stable under the droning German bombers, Alexander is offered a choice: die in a last stand, or accept a new appointment--and discover a way to keep on fighting even in the face of defeat. His first mission: lead the final refugee train south from doomed Warsaw
Red gold by Alan Furst( )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the autumn of 1941 as German tanks approach Moscow, Stalin issues a desperate order: all secret operatives behind enemy lines must strike no matter what the cost. Into the fray stumbles Jean Casson--once a wealthy Parisian film producer, now penniless and wanted by the Gestapo. But when the local police finally catch him, instead of handing him over to the brutal Germans, they direct him to an old military friend and a new job in the service of the newly resurrected French intelligence service
 
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Alan Furst Amerikaans journalist

Alan Furst giornalista e scrittore statunitense

Alan Furst Novelist

Alan Furst US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Ferst, Alan

Furst, Alan 1941-

Pherst, Alan

Φερστ, Aλαν

Φερστ Άλαν

פירסט, אלן 1941-

ألن فورست

アラン・ファースト

ファースト, アラン

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