Dov Alfon, brought up in Paris and Tel Aviv, is a former intelligence officer of Unit 8200, the most secretive arm of the Israeli Defence Forces. He was editor in chief of Israel's most influential newspaper, Haaretz
, and chief editor of the leading publishing house Kinneret-Zmora. A Long Night In Paris
, published in Israel to rave reviews, topped the best seller charts for 24 weeks. His previous projects have been called "fantastically creative" by the Guardian
, "revolutionary" by The Paris Review
and "incredibly inspiring" by The New Yorker
. This is his first work of fiction.