‘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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    With "Mission to Paris," Alan Furst finds himself comfortably back in familiar territory and in an epoch he has made very much his own. Let me take you by the hand, he seems to be telling the reader, and show you what things were like there back then.
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    It is 1938 and Europe is a tinderbox, a continent on the brink. But the war before the war has already begun: Spies are recruiting assets. Propaganda battles are being waged. The Nazis, eager to tap any opportunity they can to promote their cause, spot ...
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    The aromas of “a thousand years of rain dripping on stone,” of “rough black tobacco and garlic and drains”. And now, the smell of fear too. This particular Paris is the spy novelist Alan Furst’s home turf. He has been there many times in the ...
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    Admirers of Alan Furst's earlier novels of espionage such as Dark Star and The Polish Officer may have come to feel that his more recent work has shown a slackening of tension and the temptations of a formula. Happily, though, Mission to Paris, the 12th ...
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    “Mission to Paris” (Random House) by Alan Furst should grab a large summer reading audience according to Examiner’s enjoyable read (admittedly in the cool shade of his local library) in New Mexico where everything else appears to be burning.
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