A Hero of France : Night Soldiers

  • by Alan Furst
  • Narrated by Daniel Gerroll
  • Series: Night Soldiers
  • 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The latest war novel from the New York Times best-selling author and "modern-day master of the genre" (New York Newsday) Alan Furst.
Alan Furst's latest novel takes place in the secret hotels, nightclubs, and cafes of occupied Paris and the villages of France during the spring of 1941, when Britain was losing the war. Many of the characters are resistance fighters who run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain; they include men and women, old and young, all strong - an aristocrat, a Jewish teacher - and the hero is a hero, has a gun, and uses it. Some of Furst's former characters - including S. Kolb, the spy; and Max de Lyon, former arms dealer, now a nightclub owner - return.
A Hero of France is sure to please existing Furst fans and attract new ones.

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Disappointing

My Audible library contains every Alan Furst book. This is the weakest. If your new to Furst, start with The Polish Officer.
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- David Holroyd

Good book

Good, not great. The books of Furst that I'm familiar with all deal with pre-war years and, while I liked them, after a few, I found they started sounding the same. I couldn't distinguish them. This book deals with the war, specifically the French resistance. It is fairly short, but in that time, Furst has solid characters and gives an interesting view of how the resistance operated.
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- Tom

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-31-2016
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio