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A Long Night in Paris

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by Dov Alfon

From a former Israeli spy, comes the most realistic and authentic thriller of the year.

The Times Number One Bestseller

Winner of the CWA International Dagger.

TimesTelegraph and FT pick for Summer Reads 2019, and an FT Thriller of the Year

 

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A Long Night in Paris

From a former Israeli intelligence officer, comes the most realistic, thrilling and authentic thriller of the year.

When an Israeli tech entrepreneur disappears from Charles de Gaulle airport with a woman in red, logic dictates youthful indiscretion. But Israel is on a state of high alert nonetheless. Colonel Zeev Abadi, the new head of Unit 8200’s autonomous Special Section, who just happens to be in Paris, also just happens to have arrived on the same flight.

For Commissaire Leger of the Paris Police coincidences have their reasons, and most are suspect. When a second young Israeli is kidnapped soon after arriving on the same flight, this time at gunpoint from his hotel room, his suspicions are confirmed – and a diplomatic incident looms.

Back in Tel Aviv, Lieutenant Oriana Talmor, Abadi’s deputy, is his only ally, applying her sharp wits to the race to identify the victims and the reasons behind their abduction. In Paris a covert Chinese commando team listens to the investigation unfurl and watches from the rooftops. While by the hour the morgue receives more bodies from the river and the city’s arrondissements.

The clock has been set. And this could be a long night in the City of Lights.

About the Author

Born in 1961, brought up in Paris, Dov Alfon is a former intelligence officer of Unit 8200. He was editor in chief of Israel’s most influential newspaper, Ha’aretz, and chief editor of the leading publishing house Kinneret-Zmora. His previous projects have been called “fantastically creative” by The Guardian, “revolutionary” by The Paris Review and “incredibly inspiring” by The New Yorker. A Long Night in Paris is his first work of fiction.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.6 × 19.7 cm

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