"A spy novel, a war story, an adventure, a survivor's tale–Night Soldiers
is all this and more."
–The Seattle Times
has everything the best thrillers offer–excitement, intrigue, romance–plus grown-up writing, characters that matter, and a crisp, carefully researched portrait of the period in which our own postwar world was shaped."
"Intelligent, ambitious, absorbing . . . The history is deftly incorporated; the viewpoint civilized; the characters and the settings picturesque; the adventures exciting; the writing pungent."
-Walter Goodman, The New York Times
is an atmospheric journey through turbulent lands at a turbulent time, not so much a thriller as it is a panoramic, historical adventure."
"Intelligent and absorbing . . . An unusual viewpoint, solid research and unobtrusively elegant writing make this pure pleasure to read."
"Evocative, moving . . . Furst shows a remarkable talent, integrating details about the cultures of Spain, France and Eastern Europe with a fascinating story of the constantly changing, constantly unpredictable events of that world at war."
"One of the very best novels ever written about the inner world of Soviet intelligence. . . . This fine novel, in effect the memoir so many did not live to write for themselves, is a triumph of historical imagination."
-Thomas Powers, author of The Man Who Kept the Secrets