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									Alan FurstAlan Furst
When it comes to spy novels, no one is more erudite or elegant than Alan Furst, whose novels -- all set in the European theater of World War II – are rich with both historical fact and brilliantly imagined circumstances.

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Name:
Alan Furst
Current Home:
Sag Harbor, New York
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Oberlin College





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Selected Novels

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								The Foreign Correspondent, Author: 
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The Foreign Correspondent
by Alan Furst
New from Furst, whom the New York Times calls "America’s preeminent spy novelist," comes an epic tale of romantic love, love of country, and love of freedom -- the story of a secret war, fought in elegant hotel bars and first-class railway cars, in the mountains of Spain and the back alleys of Berlin. It is an inspiring, thrilling saga of everyday people, forced by their heart’s passion to fight in the war against tyranny.

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*  Night Soldiers (1988)
*  Dark Star (1991)
*  The Polish Officer (1995)
*  The World at Night (1996)
*  Kingdom of Shadows (2001)
*  Blood of Victory (2002)
*  Dark Voyage (2004)
*  The Foreign Correspondent (2006)

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A Recent Bestseller

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Dark Voyage
by Alan Furst
This fan favorite finds Captain Eric DeHaan transporting bombs for the British -- and taking on an assortment of refugees -- with his Dutch freighter going incognito as a neutral Spanish ship.

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Writing Steeped in Research

Furst does invent his stories, but his imagination is one of a diehard European history buff absorbed in study of his preferred era. He reads private memoirs, novels, newspapers and other media of the period. He told his publisher: “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 newspapers of Paris during the Occupation, all the prints marked as cleared by the German censorship.”

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