By Alicia Dietrich
Alan Furst, whose papers reside at the Ransom Center, has added a new novel to his list of historical espionage tales set in pre-World War II Europe. Mission to Paris (Random House) follows the story of Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl who travels to Paris in 1938 to make a movie and participate in an informal spy service being run out of the American embassy in Paris.
To celebrate this publication, the Ransom Center is giving away a signed copy of a book by Furst. Visit the Center’s Facebook page to enter to win.
Read a Q&A with Furst about the new novel and his writing process in the Wall Street Journal.
Need more for your Furst fix? Cultural Compass has compiled a list of interviews, videos, recommended reading, and more.
-View a list of books recommended by Furst
–Read a Q&A with Furst
-Read “Interrogation of a Spy Novelist,” which originally appeared in The Alcalde magazine.