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Mission to Paris by Alan Furst.. France, WWII looming, a second-string Hollywood actor traded to Paramount Paree, and you have the start of a wonderful spy noir in Furst's capable talons. The grit, the glam, the suave Francophonic gangster in tailored suit; what's not to love? Pleasure and thrills, Bébé.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Reading 'Mission to Paris' is like sipping a fine Chateau Margot: Sublime."

Erik Larson

"Paris on the brink. World War II looming. A place of culinary, erotic, conversational, sartorial and so many other pleasures. A place of elegance and discretion. The aromas of “a thousand years of rain dripping on stone,” of “rough black tobacco and garlic and drains.” And now, the smell of fear too. This particular Paris is the spy novelist Alan Furst’s home turf. He has been there many times in the course of 11 soignée, alluring novels. But he has never been there with a Hollywood movie star."

The New York Times

Author bio: Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. Now translated into eighteen languages, he is the author of Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The Polish Officer, The World at Night, Red Gold, Kingdom of Shadows, Blood of Victory, Dark Voyage, The Foreign Correspondent, The Spies of Warsaw, and Spies of the Balkans. Born in New York, he lived for many years in Paris, and now lives on Long Island. More information can be found here:

Book Details: Thriller; (255 pp. Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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