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The Spies of Warsaw

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The Spies of Warsaw

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Alan Furst
publisher:
Random House
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Fiction

We gave it a B-

Poland, 1937. A battle-scarred French military attaché oversees German secret agents — including a meek engineer who dishes on German tank designs to make extra money for his Polish mistress in Alan Furst’s The Spies of Warsaw

Movie Pitch
The Good German redux.

Bottom Line
Furst remains a master at creating vividly lived-in historical atmosphere, but not enough happens after a main character exits around page 100. B-