By Alan Furst
Paris, Moscow, Berlin, and Prague, 1937. within the again alleys of evening Europe, conflict is already below manner. André Szara, survivor of the Polish pogroms and the Russian civil wars and a overseas correspondent for Pravda, is co-opted by way of the NKVD, the Soviet mystery intelligence provider, and turns into a full-time spymaster in Paris. As deputy director of a Paris community, Szara unearths his personal celebrity emerging whilst he recruits an agent in Berlin who can offer the most important details. darkish famous person captures not just the intrigue and chance of clandestine lifestyles however the day by day truth of what Soviet operatives name unique work.
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