She played a part in sharing secrets with the Russians on how to build the atomic bomb and was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. What a remarkable life! Continue reading Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier and Spy
So I’ve chosen these three books to pack in my suitcase, ready for the beach… Continue reading Summer holiday reading: communists, spies & murder
Macintyre has done a tremendous job researching what happened and retelling it like a thriller, with romance, war, social history and a mystery all thrown in for good measure. Wonderful stuff. Continue reading A Foreign Field by Ben Macintyre: is all fair in love and war?
I started July off with a couple of children’s books and ended it with something totally unlike anything else I’d ever read… Continue reading July in Review: a month in books!
This is the true story of a double agent who makes James Bond look like an amateur. Continue reading Agent Zigzag: The most notorious double agent of WWII
an eclectic mix of children’s books, adult fiction, memoir, biography and academic writing Continue reading June in Review: a month in books!