‘mission To Paris,’ By Alan Furst

What is it that makes World War II spy fiction and summer go hand in hand like gin and tonic? I ask this as someone who rereads suspense standards like Ken Follett’s “Eye of the Needle” and Graham Greene’s “The Ministry of Fear” with the same seasonal regularity as dandelions sprouting.

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