Agent Sonya

by Ben MacIntyre

£8.99

Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of Agent Sonya at the Owl 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.


    History

    Paperback

    9780241986950

    Published by Penguin Books

    Published May 2021

    8.99 Owl loyalty points

    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.

    Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman | 9781784704001

    Four Thousand Weeks

    Oliver Burkeman

    £9.99

    What We Owe Each Other – A New Social Contract by Minouche Shafik | 9781529112795

    What We Owe Each Other – A New Social Contract

    Minouche Shafik

    £9.99

    Crossrail – The Whole Story by Christian Wolmar | 9781803281247

    Crossrail – The Whole Story

    Christian Wolmar

    £9.99

    Taking Control! Humanity and America after Trump and the Pandemic by Anthony Barnett | 9781914420269

    Taking Control! Humanity and America after Trump and the Pandemic

    Anthony Barnett

    £12.99

    The Lost Cafe Schindler by Meriel Schindler | 9781529332087

    The Lost Cafe Schindler

    Meriel Schindler

    £10.99

    Survivors by Rebecca Clifford | 9780300264708

    Survivors

    Rebecca Clifford

    £11.99