"Nothing can be like watching Casablanca for the first time, but Furst comes closer than anyone has in years."
"What the espionage novels of John le Carré were for the Cold War, those of Alan Furst have become for the period that might be called 'the Sable Decade.'...Furst may have no peer in his ability to re-create the atmosphere of the nether world of continental Europe during the war years."
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Red Gold transports a reader back to a cowed Paris, darkened by the menacing ambience of World War II."
–William Nicholson, USA Today