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In spymaster Alan Furst’s most electrifying thriller to date, Hungarian aristocrat Nicholas Morath—a hugely charismatic hero—becomes embroiled in a daring and perilous effort to halt the Nazi war machine in Eastern Europe.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The novel’s most attractive feature is its matter-of-fact suspense: Furst vigilantly restricts Nicholas’ perspective, refusing to allow him anachronistic insight into the history being made around him, and this strategy helps reinvigorate one of the century’s frequently told stories.” 

    New Yorker

  • “This is Furst’s best book since The Polish Officer, and in it he proves himself once again a master of literary espionage.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Furst has fashioned here an elegant gem that vividly portrays the city of Paris during the last peaceful days of 1938 and the menace of Hitler’s ambitions in the Sudetenland and beyond.” 

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “Portrays what is perhaps the twentieth-century’s most terrifying yet perversely romantic period without letting the romance turn the terror into sentimental goo.” 


Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bill | 5/7/2011

    " Beautifully written with vivid but moody descriptions of prewar Europe. Took a long time to build a comfortable relationship with the principal character. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Donald | 5/6/2011

    " Furst at his best. I wish he wrote a book a week. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dan | 4/27/2011

    " Good spy book set just before WWII "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Dougzilla | 1/6/2011

    " I am a big fan of Alan Furst and I loved this. "

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