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The spies of Warsaw

Alan Furst

The spies of Warsaw

a novel

by Alan Furst

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe -- Fiction,
  • French -- Poland -- Fiction,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- Fiction,
  • Europe -- History -- 1918-1945 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A French aristocrat working as a military attache at the French embassy in Warsaw in 1937 tries to gather information for Poland and France, wondering what move Germany will make next. Romantic sparks fly between the French aristocrat"s cousin and a Franco-Polish woman who works as a lawyer for The League of Nations, all against the backdrop of Hitler"s gathering war.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Furst.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23278094M
    ISBN 101400066026
    ISBN 109781400066025


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No one sets the tone of the dangerous shadows and the consequences of misjudgment quite like Furst - and he. "The Spies of Warsaw" fits his pattern. There are no master spies or high level conspiracies.

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Tonight, he will be with his Polish mistress; tomorrow, at a workers' bar in the city's factory district, he will meet with the military attaché from the French embassy. Information will be exchanged for money.

So begins The Spies of Warsaw, with war coming to Europe, and French and German operatives locked in 5(26). War is coming to Europe. French and German intelligence operatives are locked in a life-and-death struggle on the espionage battlefield.

At the French embassy, in Warsaw, the new military attaché, Colonel Jean-François Mercier, a decorated hero of the war, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal, and intrigue. The Spies of Warsaw is his finest novel to datethe history precise, the writing evocative and powerful, more a novel about spies than a spy novel, exciting, atmospheric, erotic, and impossible to put down.

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The Spies of Warsaw (Paperback) Published June 9th by Random House Trade Paperbacks. Paperback, pages. Author (s): Alan Furst. ISBN: (ISBN ) Edition language: English.

The novels of Alan Furst are translated in 17 languages around the world. He is also the author of many best-sellers: Night Soldiers, The Polish Officer, Kingdom of Shadows, The World at Night, Dark Star, The Spies of Warsaw and many others.

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solely for the personal use of visitors to this. The Spies of Warsaw A Novel (Book): Furst, Alan: A French aristocrat working as a military attache at the French embassy in Warsaw in tries to gather information for Poland and France, wondering what move Germany will make next.

Romantic sparks fly between the French aristocrat's cousin and a Franco-Polish woman who works as a lawyer for The League of Nations, all against the backdrop. The book was adapted for television inwith the title Spies of Warsaw, a co-production of TVP1, BBC Four, BBC America, and ARTE, and premiered in January in the United Kingdom and in April in the United States.

It starred David Tennant as the protagonist Colonel Jean-François Mercier and Janet Montgomery as his love interest Anna Skarbek. The Spies of Warsaw Alan Furst, Author, Daniel Gerroll, Read by, read by Daniel Gerroll.

Simon Schuster Audio (0p) ISBN Buy this book. Furst, master of the. Spies of Warsaw is a British television series in which a Deuxième Bureau intelligence agent (spy) poses as a military attaché at the French embassy in Warsaw, and finds himself drawn into the outbreak of World War II.

The television series takes its name from its source, The Spies of Warsaw, a spy novel by Alan Furst. 1 Season. (2,) Spies of Warsaw is a two-part mini-series that is co-produced by BBC America for its Dramaville programming block. Each part is two hours in length. Spies of Warsaw is a story of mystery and intrigue that stars David Tennent as Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier.

David Tennent is known for his performance in the Dr. The subject of this novel is the combination of the community of military and political spies, logical analysts, and the intelligence gathered in Warsaw around The focus is on LT. Jean-Francois Mercier, a French military official diplomat and a combat veteran5(41).

The Spies of Warsaw is a spy novel by Alan Furst about espionage involving the major nations shortly before World War II competing for influence and control over the future of Poland.

The story starts in October and ends in Maywith a one paragraph description outlining. By books end, Mercier is able to smuggle top secret documents out of Germany but is promoted as punishment and ordered out of the country.

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Free shipping for many products!End date:   The Spies Of Warsaw (Paperback) An Autumn evening in A German engineer arrives at the Warsaw railway station. Tonight, he will be with his Polish mistress; tomorrow, at a workers' bar in the city's factory district, he will meet with the military attache from the French embassy.

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Set in Poland on the brink of World War II, The Spies of Warsaw follows a French military attache attempting to uncover Nazi secrets. The book is Alan Furst's 10th historical spy novel.

Even so, the Warsaw of old is gone forever. And it is that lost city, the grand, glittering and vibrant prewar capital, that Mr. Furst conjures in The Spies of Warsaw. Furst's 11th novel (The Spies of Warsaw,etc. ) covers the six months between October and Aprilwhen German troops occupied Athens, and is set mostly in the port city of Salonika, an embarkation point for neutral Turkey.

Though Greece is ruled by the dictator Metaxas, the Salonika cops have a live-and-let live attitude. Share Tweet Email. Comment. David Tennant Talks SPIES OF WARSAW, Shooting in Poland, Hopes to Star in a Comic Book Movie, and His Part in DOCTOR WHO and HARRY POTTER.

Based on New York Times best. As Warsaw is falling inPolish Captain Alexander de Milja embarks on a harrowing journey to smuggle the national gold reserves out of the country by rail-the first of many death-defying.

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