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Paris, 1940. The civilized, upper-class life of film producer Jean Casson is derailed by the German occupation of Paris, but Casson learns that with enough money, compromise, and connections, one need not deny oneself the pleasures of Parisian life. Somewhere inside Casson, though, is a stubborn romantic streak. When he’s offered the chance to take part in an operation of the British secret service, this idealism gives him the courage to say yes. A simple mission, but it goes wrong, and Casson realizes he must gamble everything—his career, the woman he loves, life itself. Here is a brilliant re-creation of France—its spirit in the moment of defeat, its valor in the moment of rebirth.

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Often compared to Graham Greene and Eric Ambler, Alan Furst is a master of the spy thriller and one of the great war novelists of our time. He is the

Synopsis:

In 1940 occupied Paris, French film producer and bon vivant Jean Casson undertakes a dangerous mission against Germany in the world of espionage, an assignment that could cost him everything--even his life. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307432773
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Author:
Furst, Alan
Author:
Alan, Furst
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Fiction : Historical - General
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
France
Subject:
Motion picture producers and directors
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Audio Books-Literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Fiction : Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Fiction : Espionage
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Technothrillers
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020108
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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Product details 288 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307432773 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Often compared to Graham Greene and Eric Ambler, Alan Furst is a master of the spy thriller and one of the great war novelists of our time. He is the
"Synopsis" by , In 1940 occupied Paris, French film producer and bon vivant Jean Casson undertakes a dangerous mission against Germany in the world of espionage, an assignment that could cost him everything--even his life. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
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