Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy


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Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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6.3 X 9.5 X 1.4 inches | 1.5 pounds

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About the Author

Ben Macintyre is a writer-at-large for The Times (U.K.) and the bestselling author of The Spy and the Traitor, A Spy Among Friends, Double Cross, Operation Mincemeat, Agent Zigzag, and Rogue Heroes, among other books. Macintyre has also written and presented BBC documentaries of his work.


"[Ben] Macintyre is fastidious about tradecraft details. . . . [He] has become the preeminent popular chronicler of British intelligence history because he understands the essence of the business."--David Ignatius, The Washington Post

"Macintyre writes with novelistic flair."--Entertainment Weekly

"Macintyre is a superb writer, with an eye for the telling detail as fine as any novelist's."--The Dallas Morning News

"Macintyre is a master storyteller."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Macintyre is one of the most gifted espionage writers around."--Annie Jacobsen, author of Area 51 and Operation Paperclip

"Macintyre writes with the diligence and insight of a journalist, and the panache of a born storyteller."--John Banville, The Guardian (UK)

"Macintyre at once exalts and subverts the myths of spycraft, and has a keen eye for absurdity."--The New Yorker

"With Macintyre in charge, you're virtually guaranteed a history book that reads like a spy novel."--Richmond Times-Dispatch

"A scrupulous and insightful writer--a master historian."--Alan Furst, author of Mission to Paris

"Macintyre is a master at leading the reader down some very tortuous paths while ensuring they never lose their bearings."--Evening Standard (UK)

"Macintyre . . . has that enviable gift, the inability to write a dull sentence."--The Spectator (UK)