Ben Macintyre on one of the greatest spies of the 20th century

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At an exclusive Times+ online event which took place on Thursday, October 1, historian and The Times columnist and associate editor, Ben Macintyre discussed his new book, Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy, the incredible story behind one of the greatest spies of the 20th century.

Agent Sonya is the exhilarating account of one woman's life; a life that encompasses the rise and fall of communism itself, and altered the course of history. Ben Macintyre is the multimillion-copy bestselling author of books including The Spy and the Traitor, SAS: Rogue Heroes, Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat and A Spy Among Friends. He regularly presents BBC series based on his acclaimed books.

You can read more about Ben Macintyre's latest book, Agent Sonya, here.

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Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy is published by Viking in hardback, ebook and audiobook on September 17 2020, priced £25. Order the hardback book at Waterstones.com at a discounted price of £20 by using the code at checkout (valid until October 10 2020).   

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