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Kingdom of Shadows: A Novelby Alan Furst
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In 1938 Paris, Nicholas Morath, a Hungarian aristocrat and charismatic former cavalry officer, is recruited by his uncle, Count Janos Polanyi, to try to bring down the Hungarian fascists, as Europe moves ever closer to all-out war under the shadow of Hitler and the Nazi war machine. 25,000 first printing.
His uncle, Count Janos Polanyi, has recruited Hungarian Nicholas Morath for a secret mission on the eve of World War II.
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.
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
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 author of Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The Polish Officer, and The World at Night. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
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