Alan Furst

Alan Furst

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Under Occupation was the most recently released book by Alan Furst, on November 26th, 2019.

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Alan Furst Stats: The highest rated book by Alan Furst on Book Notification is Under Occupation, the 15th novel in the Night Soldiers series. The second-highest rated book is Dark Star (Night Soldiers #2).

The most read book by Alan Furst on Book Notification is Night Soldiers, the first novel in the Night Soldiers series. The second most read book is Midnight in Europe (Night Soldiers #13).

Below is a complete list of Alan Furst books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Alan Furst is the Night Soldiers Series.

List of Night Soldiers Books in Publication Order

Features spies across Europe during the tumultuous years leading up to and during World War II.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.5
Night Soldiers
1988
2
9
Dark Star
1991
3
9
The Polish Officer
1995
4
9
The World at Night
1996
5
9
Red Gold
1999
6
9
Kingdom of Shadows
2000
7
8.7
Blood of Victory
2002
8
8.5
Dark Voyage
2004
9
8
The Foreign Correspondent
2006
10
8.4
The Spies of Warsaw
2008
11
9
Spies of the Balkans
2010
12
8
Mission to Paris
2012
13
8.5
Midnight in Europe
2014
14
9
A Hero of France
2016
15
10
Under Occupation
2019

List of Roger Levin Books in Publication Order

Set in the 1970s, this follows marijuana dealer Roger Levin and the obstacles he faces.

List of T.J & Blake Books in Publication Order

Simple but engaging adventures following T.J & Blake as they run a treasure hunting business.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Childrens Books in Publication Order

List of Alan Furst Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage
2003
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Alan Furst: Biography

Alan Furst was born on February 20th, 1941 and is currently 83 years old. Alan Furst was born in New York City, USA. Furst attended Oberlin College where he received a Bachelor of Arts, Penn State where he received a Master of Fine Arts and Columbia University where he received a General Studies.

Alan Furst is the author of the Night Soldiers series which currently consists of 15 novels. The Night Soldiers series started in 1988 with the novel Night Soldiers. The most recently released novel in the Night Soldiers series was Under Occupation which was released in 2019. There are no upcoming novels for the Night Soldiers series.

Alan Furst has also written the Roger Levin series which has 3 books including Your Day in the Barrel and The Paris Drop.

In 2019, Under Occupation was listed as one of the Best Spy Thrillers by The Real Book Spy website who also called Alan one of the best spy novelists of his time.

Alan Furst: Awards & Accolades

Alan Furst won the Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 2011.

Furst's book, Kingdom of Shadows won the Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel, in 2001.

Alan Furst books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Your Day in the Barrel was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1977. Dark Voyage was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Mystery/Thriller, in 2004 as well as the Gumshoe Award - Best Thriller Novel in 2004. The Foreign Correspondent was nominated for the Barry Award, Best Thriller, in 2007.

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Alan Furst: F.A.Q

When was Alan Furst Born? How old is Alan Furst?

Alan Furst was born on February 20th, 1941. Alan Furst is currently 83 years old.

Where was Alan Furst Born?

Alan Furst was born in New York City, USA and is American.

What awards has Alan Furst won?

Alan Furst has won the following awards: Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (2011).

What book awards has Alan Furst won?

Furst's book, Kingdom of Shadows won the award Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel, in 2001.

What was the first book Alan Furst wrote?

The first novel written by Alan Furst was Your Day in the Barrel, published in 1976.

What was the most recent book Alan Furst wrote?

His most recently released work was Under Occupation on November 26th, 2019.

Will there be any more books by Alan Furst?

Alan Furst does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Alan Furst written?

Alan Furst has written 22 books. 15 books in the Night Soldiers Series, 3 books in the Roger Levin Series, 2 books in the T.J & Blake Series, 1 Standalone Novel, 1 book in the Childrens Books.

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    Michael K.
    Michael K.
    2 years ago

    No one writes WWII novels like Alan Furst. If you think you’ve read every significant book on the Second World War the publishing industry has to offer, Furst will surprise you. No, he doesn’t necessarily cover new ground.

    But people don’t read historical fiction to learn about history. They read historical fiction for the entertainment value. And that is where Furst succeeds. He’s highly entertaining. I rarely obsess over prose. But this is where the author shines.

    I remember reading ‘Night Soldiers’ and being mesmerized by his descriptive language. The scenes were laid out in my mind’s eye like a painting. The man’s a genius.

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