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The world at night: Night Soldiers Series, Book 4

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From the author of The Polish Officer comes the tale of a film producer, one of the last remaining Romantics, who is fighting the good fight against the German occupation in 1940's Paris. A story of honor and lost love, The World at Night tells of the few honorable people who lived in an era when honor was not in fashion.
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display_description "First-rate research collaborates with first-rate imagination. . . . Superb."—The Boston Globe
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.
Praise for The World at Night
"[The World at Night] earns a comparison with the serious entertainments of Graham Greene and John le Carré. . . . Gripping, beautifully detailed . . . an absorbing glimpse into the moral maze of espionage."—Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times

"[The World at Night] is the world of Eric Ambler, the pioneering British author of classic World War II espionage fiction. . . . The novel is full of keen dialogue and witty commentary . . . . Thrilling."—Herbert Mitgang, Chicago Tribune
"With the authority of solid research and a true fascination for his material, Mr. Furst makes idealism, heroism, and sacrifice believable and real."—David Walton, The Dallas Morning News
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France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Motion picture producers and directors -- Fiction
Motion picture producers and directors -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
Paris (France) -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Paris -- Fiction
title_display The world at night
title_full The World at Night Night Soldiers Series, Book 4
The world at night / Alan Furst
The world at night [sound recording] / Alan Furst
title_short The world at night
title_sub Night Soldiers Series, Book 4
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Historical Fiction
Man-woman relationships
Motion picture producers and directors
World War, 1939-1945