Alan Furst’s “Midnight in Europe” Takes the Road Less Traveled in the Spy Genre

Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst

“Midnight in Europe” by Alan Furst

Book Review: “Midnight in Europe” by Alan Furst, published by Random House, June 2014

Alan Furst’s “Midnight in Europe” has all the essential elements of a spy novel: an intrepid hero with an active love life, a femme fatale, arms smuggling, and political intrigue that spans from Paris to Gdasnk to Odessa. At the same time, the novel deviates in a number of ways. (more…)