Dov
Alfon

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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Dov Alfon writes with flair and confidence. His insider knowledge brings an added layer of verisimilitude. The bitter competition between the multiple wings of the Israeli intelligence complex and a further set of rivals in the military are vividly drawn, as is the snake pit of high-level Israeli politics.

Financial Times
on A Long Night in Paris

This is a genuinely thrilling espionage novel from a former Israeli intelligence officer. It takes place during one very long night in Paris, and features a wonderful cast of Chinese gangsters, French detectives, Russian models and charismatic, backstabbing Israeli spies, all locked into a brilliantly choreographed danse macabre.

Mail On Sunday
on A Long Night in Paris

This is a deeply enjoyable espionage thriller with plenty of juicy details about modern spycraft.

The Daily Telegraph
on A Long Night in Paris

With plenty of technical detail to intrigue the reader as much as the taut plot and adrenaline-fuelled intensity make this a book you’ll want to devour… in a long night.

Weekend Sport
on A Long Night in Paris

Readers who relish technical detail will appreciate the wealth of information about the Israeli intelligence services, cheek-by-jowl with political shenanigans, Chinese gangsters and mysterious blonds.

The Guardian
on A Long Night in Paris