Agent Sonya

by Ben MacIntyre

£8.99


Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of Agent Sonya for collection at the Marlow Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.

Biography

Paperback

9780241986950

Published May 2021

From planning an assassination attempt on Hitler in Switzerland, to spying on the Japanese in Manchuria, to preventing nuclear war (or so she believed) by stealing the science of atomic weaponry from Britain to give to Moscow, Ursula Kuczynski Burton conducted some of the most dangerous espionage operations of the twentieth century.

Born to a German Jewish family, as Ursula grew, so did the Nazis’ power. A fanatical opponent of the fascism that ravaged her homeland, she was drawn to communism as a young woman, motivated by the promise of a fair and peaceful society. She eventually became a spymaster, saboteur, bomb-maker and secret agent.

In Agent Sonya, Britain’s most acclaimed historian vividly reveals the fascinating tale of a life that would change the course of history. Classic Ben Macintyre – a gripping ride, based on meticulous research, that reads like a novel – this is the greatest spy story never told.

The Story of China by Michael Wood | 9781471175985

The Story of China

Michael Wood

£12.99

It’s Always Summer Somewhere by Felix White | 9781788402422

It’s Always Summer Somewhere

Felix White

£20.00

Vaxxers by Sarah Gilbert and Catherine Green | 9781529369854

Vaxxers

Sarah Gilbert and Catherine Green

£20.00

Conversations on Love by Natasha Lunn | 9780241448731

Conversations on Love

Natasha Lunn

£14.99

Stranger in the Shogun’s City by Amy Stanley | 9781784708139

Stranger in the Shogun’s City

Amy Stanley

£9.99

Murder: The Biography by Kate Morgan | 9780008407339

Murder: The Biography

Kate Morgan

£16.99