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Like any novel by John LeCarre, you have to work at an Alan Furst novel.
I got to the end of the book and found that I didn't care at all what happened to the characters or the outcome of the plot.
The characters are completely realistic in all aspects, and the mood/setting/feel of this book seem very authentic to me.
I was very much impressed with the story giving an authentic information on the life in Europe during the early days of world war II. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Sekhar Banerjee
very entertaining good knowledge of subject. Alan Furst's use of such phrases as "whore's bath" and "church key" seem to be unknown to many people to whom I have... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bill G-W
I've read books by Furst that I really liked. I admit I only got about 15% into the book before I tired of the slowness. Read morePublished 6 months ago by C. White
Interesting, believeable story set with a historically accurate background.Characters are good for the pre-World War II time frame and set in what appears to me to be realistic... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Douglas R. Fitz
If you are fond of a sense of danger, of no one being who they say they are, of tramp steamers, foggy docks, and clandestine meetings, all in an age where everything is about to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mark T. Patterson II
This is my first review of Alan Furst. I stumbled on his books a few years ago and have now read each of them. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joseph
This is my 4th Alan Furst novel. After reading Mission to Paris, The Polish Officer, and Night Soldiers, I loaded my Kindle with everything he has written. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was not my kind of WWII novel.
Very, very slow paced and somewhat disjointed.
The final blow was that it just ended without any fanfare or flourish or reason.
Even though I love Alan Furst's books, I had not bought Blood of Victory because of its bad reviews on Amazon. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Terry5555