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Alan Furst

An underground newspaper reporter becomes the target of a European spy web in the looming shadow of WWII Paris in this heart-pounding thriller from the master of international intrigue, Alan Furst. Paris, 1938: a sensational story hits the tabloids: a murder/suicide in a lovers' hotel of an Italian political emigre and the wife of a prominent French politician. The assassination soon emerges as the work of Mussolini's secret police; the male victim was the editor of a clandestine newspaper that opposed Italian fascism. This is the story of Carlo, the man who replaces the victim as editor of the newspaper -- the man who becoms the next target for Mussolini's police, Stalin's propaganda apparatus, the M16 and of the Gestapo, even as the war grows closer every day.

An underground newspaper reporter becomes the target of a European spy web in the looming shadow of WWII Paris in this heart-pounding thriller from the master of international intrigue, Alan Furst. Paris, 1938: a sensational story hits the tabloids: a murder/suicide in a lovers' hotel of an Italian political emigre and the wife of a prominent French politician. The assassination soon emerges as the work of Mussolini's secret police; the male victim was the editor of a clandestine newspaper that opposed Italian fascism. This is the story of Carlo, the man who replaces the victim as editor of the newspaper -- the man who becoms the next target for Mussolini's police, Stalin's propaganda apparatus, the M16 and of the Gestapo, even as the war grows closer every day.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

An underground newspaper reporter becomes the target of a European spy web in the looming shadow of WWII Paris in this heart-pounding thriller from the master of international intrigue, Alan Furst. Paris, 1938: a sensational story hits the tabloids: a murder/suicide in a lovers' hotel of an Italian political emigre and the wife of a prominent French politician. The assassination soon emerges as the work of Mussolini's secret police; the male victim was the editor of a clandestine newspaper that opposed Italian fascism. This is the story of Carlo, the man who replaces the victim as editor of the newspaper -- the man who becoms the next target for Mussolini's police, Stalin's propaganda apparatus, the M16 and of the Gestapo, even as the war grows closer every day.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

9h 35m


Chapters

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02:45

Introduction
Introduction

01:04


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:44


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:39


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

33:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

21:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:34


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:30


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

45:05


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:26


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

49:50


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

55:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

32:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

23:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:56


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

30:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

19:08


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

20:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

16:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

00:17