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Old 02-21-08, 03:24 PM
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Where to start with Alan Furst?

I'm looking at getting into some Alan Furst books. Can anybody recommend one that might be good to start with?
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Night Soldiers is the best to start with. Beyond that, The Polish Officer is my favorite, but I haven't been disappointed with any of his stuff.
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They are all great.I would probably go with Night Soldiers first.Than World at Night & Red Gold.The last two share the same character other than that the only thing his books share are references to a certain Paris restaurant that comes up in every book.Another writer along these lines is Eric Ambler whose best books were written in the late thirties and forties.
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Re: Where to start with Alan Furst?

Furst was on Craig Ferguson last night and did a great job, IMO. I'll be starting with The Foreign Correspondent since I got it for my e-reader a few months ago when it was a free offering, but based on all of the good reviews I've read of his writing, I'll probably circle back and read them all, if I find them to be as good as many others seem to have.
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Re: Where to start with Alan Furst?

The Spies of Warsaw, which came out last year, is good, although a little on the depressing side.

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