Night Soldiers Paperback – 16 Feb 1998
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‘Furst’s intelligent, ambitious, absorbing novel charges along from the rise of Fascism in Bulgaria, to Spain during the Civil War, to France and back to Eastern Europe as World War II draws to an end. The history is deftly incorporated; the viewpoint civilized; the characters and the settings picturesque; the adventures exciting; the writing pungent.’
New York Times
‘Night Soldiers has everything the best thrillers offer – excitement, intrigue, romance – plus grown-up writing, characters that matter, and a crisp, carefully researched portrait of the period in which our own postwar world was shaped.’
‘Exceptional. Best of all is the chilling trail of treachery and betrayal, as the Russian Revolution – in the guise of the NKVD – devours its adherents.’
'Ideally complex, intelligent, hugely intriguing; Furst is in a class of his own' William Boyd --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
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And even if inaccuracies do creep in, the overall impression is gripping. I have read four of his novels in the last two months, I just can't get enough.
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Some his later publications tend to ramble around without any sign of a plot. This one was a great read. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Alan Furst has written fourteen books set in Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. They form the "Night Soldiers" series and they are loosely inter-connected but all are also... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Julia Flyte
One of his better ones, and that truely is saying something. People who have not read these books have really missed out on a pleasure.Published 1 month ago by bruce smith
A good read, on the literary end of spy novels the pursuit of which frustrated the story at times, but also some vivid prose and engaging characters. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Eoin
I came upon this book after reading that Alan Furst had inspired Dave Hutchinson's excellent 'Europe at Autumn' series. Read morePublished 8 months ago by T. J. H. Marshall
Another immersive Alun Furst novel that gives a sense of real life under occupation with a story that unfolds naturalistically but non the less gripping and powerfulPublished 11 months ago by G. Lamont
Having read excellent books by John lawton when I saw Alan furst recommended by this author I went for it! Only to find night soldiers, in my opinion boring and for me unreadable! Read morePublished 15 months ago by judyjon