Foreign Correspondent : Night Soldiers

  • by Alan Furst
  • Narrated by George Guidall
  • Series: Night Soldiers
  • 9 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An underground newspaper reporter becomes the target of a European spy web in the looming shadow of World War II Paris in this heart-pounding thriller from the master of international intrigue, Alan Furst.
Paris, 1938: a sensational story hits the tabloids: a murder/suicide in a lovers' hotel of an Italian political emigre and the wife of a prominent French politician. The assassination soon emerges as the work of Mussolini's secret police; the male victim was the editor of a clandestine newspaper that opposed Italian fascism. This is the story of Carlo, the man who replaces the victim as editor of the newspaper - the man who becoms the next target for Mussolini's police, Stalin's propaganda apparatus, the M16 and of the Gestapo, even as the war grows closer every day.


What the Critics Say

"America's preeminent spy novelist." ( The New York Times)


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Foreign Correspondent

I have read and enjoyed several of Alan Furst's books. I think he is one of the best writers in the WWII/spy genre. This is the first one that I have listened to and I found it slightly disappointing, particularly the ending - it just seemed to run out of steam. It left me feeling that a sequel is being planned.
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- Margaret

Excellent picture of pre-war Europe

This is definitely one of the best of Furst's wartime thrillers - in fact it is set in 1938-39, Berlin and Paris, but involving Italian emigres. I have read about 4; they are all very good, but this was the most interesting I think.

George Guidall does a great job of reading - the other ones I had to read all by myself!!
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- Creeda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-01-2011
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio