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A hero of France

Alan Furst

A hero of France

a novel

by Alan Furst

  • 254 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • World War (1939-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01180924,
  • Underground movements,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • German Occupation of France (1940-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01353176

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Furst
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3556.U76 H47 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 pages
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27206467M
    ISBN 100812996496
    ISBN 109780812996494
    LC Control Number2016004998
    OCLC/WorldCa930446740

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A Hero of France is the fourteenth book in the series. Like many of its predecessors, this book is set in Europe during World War II. Others begin in the previous decade and explore the war’s antecedents.

Furst was born inthe year A Hero of France opens. Read more/5(). A Hero of France broke my heart. Never before have I been so fully let down by a (used-to-be) favorite author.

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST The City of Light is dark and silent at night. But in Paris and in the. “A Hero of France” begins one evening in March, On orders of the occupying Germans, the city is dark and also quiet because the Nazis Author: John Greenya.

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The nameless icons depict stick-figures in a variety of super-poses. The City of Light is dark and silent at night. But in Paris, and in the farmhouses, barns and churches of the French countryside, small groups of ordinary men and women are determined to take down the occupying forces of Adolf Hitler.

Mathieu, a leader of the French Resistance, leads one such cell, helping downed British airmen escape back to England. 'A Hero of France' is just fine. It has interesting characters, fantastic details, a clean story. But the last three of his novels, this one included just seem average (OK, so perhaps they are barely fine).

They all feel a bit phoned-in. I remember I started Furst with book 12 (Mission to Paris), and felt a bit let down too. A Resistance leader in Nazi-occupied France attempts to keep his lines of escape open in this lyrical spy novel.

This is Furst's (Midnight in Europe,etc.) 14th novel about espionage in World War II Europe, and his mastery of both the era and his craft is so complete that the book proceeds with a nonchalant anecdotal plot follows the Resistance leader Mathieu from early spring.

The action begins inwhen real life, young American editor and eventual hero Varian Fry comes to Marseille, which would in a few years be under Vichy rule, as.

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