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Furst, Alan

Overview
Works: 75 works in 747 publications in 11 languages and 43,284 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  Drama  Television mini-series  Action and adventure television programs  Historical television programs  Spy television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.U76, 813.54
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Publications about Alan Furst
Publications by Alan Furst
Most widely held works about Alan Furst
 
Most widely held works by Alan Furst
The foreign correspondent : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
46 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,789 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
The spies of Warsaw : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
40 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,787 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
Spies of the Balkans : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,657 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 )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 2,532 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
Blood of victory : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,342 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 )
37 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,257 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
Midnight in Europe : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,245 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
Red gold : a novel by Alan Furst( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,594 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
The Polish officer by Alan Furst( Book )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,454 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
Night soldiers by Alan Furst( Book )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,440 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
Dark star by Alan Furst( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Danish and held by 1,403 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 world at night by Alan Furst( Book )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,378 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( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
A tramp freighter docking in Isbon 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( file )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 784 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( file )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 780 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( file )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 775 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
Dark star by Alan Furst( file )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 772 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
Red gold by Alan Furst( file )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 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
Spies of Warsaw ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Warschau, 1937. Een Franse militaire attaché die de Duitse militaire bewegingen in de gaten moet houden, krijgt een relatie met een Poolse juriste
Hero in France, A by Alan Furst( Book )
3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Let Alan Furst take you on a journey through the cobbled streets and smoky salons of wartime Europe as the continent stands on the brink...Spring 1941. Britain is losing the war. But the fighters of the French Resistance are determined not to give up. These courageous men and women - young and old, aristocrats and nightclub owners, teachers and military heroes - run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain. In Rouen and Orleans, in secret hotels, and on the streets, they prise open Europe's sealed doors to lead British fighters to freedom...Thrilling, seductive and heart-poundingly tense, A Hero in France is a story of courage against the odds, set during one of the most intriguing periods of recent history
 
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Alternative Names
Alan Furst Amerikaans journalist
Alan Furst giornalista e scrittore statunitense
Alan Furst Novelist
Alan Furst US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller
Furst, Alan 1941-
פירסט, אלן 1941-
アラン・ファースト
ファースト, アラン
Languages
English (423)
Spanish (29)
German (12)
Polish (8)
Danish (7)
French (5)
Dutch (3)
Catalan (2)
Hungarian (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
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