This is Furst's 8th novel exploring the shadowy world of espionage in World War II. Library Journal writes that 'Furst subtly evokes the emotional and mental highs that resided at that time, even within the most ordinary and anonymous of citizens. Fans will not be disappointed by this spare but never terse adventure tale'. Publishers Weekly describes Dark Voyage as 'arguably his finest performance to date'. As always you can browse an excerpt and form your own opinion.
Alan Furst's bibliography. Those marked with an asterisk are featured at BookBrowse: Dark Voyage (2004)*, The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage (2003), Blood of Victory (2002)*, Kingdom Of Shadows (2001)*, Red Gold (1999), Night Soldiers (1998), The World at Night (1996), Polish Officer (1995), Dark Star (1991), Shadow Trade (1983), Caribbean Account (1981), Your Day in the Barrel (1981) Paris Drop (1980).
This review is from the June 1, 2005 issue of BookBrowse Recommends. Click here to go to this issue.
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