EBuch Kostenlos Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy (Random House Large Print)


Superb story Lots of essons about the dangers of making stereotypical assumptions Easy to read history in a novel style Fun and interesting Top 5 stars for great writing that evokes both intimate characterization and setting Ben Macintyre s style is deceptive in that it seems and reads simply and smoothly but in fact his stylistic choices are very professional indeed He is a natural *And Great Storyteller And *great storyteller and highly gifted writer Bravo Like all of Ben s books this one is impecably reshearched and beautifully written Sonya s commitment to her beliefs is rare and impress Not only is this a page turner but an interesting ook at the history of the middle years of the twentieth century as seen from a different perspective that of our heroine in China This is the tale of A Remarkable Woman Who Survived By Keeping remarkable woman who survived by keeping and using her substantial intellect to achieve her personal objectives This is a must read Very suspenseful narrative a real story and a Page turner very good Reading Probably Ben Macintyre s most ambitious spy book yet based on a true story and uite compelling reading Some inconsistencies stand out eg Ursula Sonya the main character is in possession of a transistor radio in 1938 almost a decade before the transistor was invented In another part of the story she is iving in Caux sur Montreux in the Vaudois Alps and works in Geneva This would be a strenuous commute today with the modern Swiss CFF back in 1938 almost impossible However overall a rollicking good read That s exactly the type of book about intelligence in the context of history an. The#160;lduo;master storytellerrduo;San Francisco Chronicle behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor#160;uncovers the true story behind the Cold Warrsuo;s most intrepid female spyIn 1942 in a uiet village in the eafy English Cotswolds a thin elegant woman Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband who worked as a machinist nearby Ursula Burton was friendly but reserved and spoke English with a slight foreign accent By all accounts she seemed to beiving a simple unassuming Blue Guide life Her neighbors in the village knewittle about herThey didnrsuo;t know that she was a high ranking Soviet intelligence officer They didnrsuo;t know that her husband was also a spy or that she was running powerful agents across Europe Behind the facade of her picturesue ife Burton was a dedicated Communist a Soviet colonel and a veteran agent gathering the scientific secrets that would enable the Soviet Union to build the bombThis true ife spy story is a masterpiece about the woman code named duo;Sonyarduo; Over the course of her career she was hunted by the Chinese the Japanese the Nazis MI5 MI6 and the FBImdash;and she evaded them all Her story reflects the great ideological clash of the twentieth centurymdash;between Communism Fascism and Western democracymdash;and casts new ight on the spy battles and shifting allegiances of our own timesWith unparalleled access to Sonyarsuo;s diaries and correspondence and never before seen information on her clandestine activities Ben Macintyre has conjured a page turning history of a Island Girls (and Boys) legendary secret agent a woman who influenced the course of the Cold War and helped plunge the world into a decadesong standoff between nuclear superpowers. .
Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy (Random House Large Print)Of birch forests in the vastness OF RUSSIA OF COURSE AND GUESS of course and guess Cathay Hotel served English tea in bone china Oh yeah the Swiss cowbells Only the cuckoo clocks are wrongly placed a Black Forest clich Macintyre Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier let Sonya after her first successfully established radio communication from Switzerland with Moscow on 29 September 1938 turn on her transistor radio and tuning in on the BBC p 153There was no transistor radio in 1938 The first transistors were experimentally produced in 1947 in Germany and a bitater by Texas InstrumentsThere are a number of straight successions of uotations from Ruth Werner s books or Stretching Lessons: The Daring that Starts from Within letters and fictitious dialogues giving a somewhat fallacious impression of authenticity to theatterOne thing struck me towards the end of the book chapters 19 22The author s obvious disappreciation to the inducements of Sonya My take is apart from his personal characterizations of the two women his Call the Next Witness latent sympathies are with Milicent Bagot the MI5 character who could smell a rat at twenty paces than with Ursula Kuczynski An author opinionated against his main figureeaves the reader with some detached feelingOne may wonder if the mentioned some 90 individual WernerKuczynski files in the BfS would tell a bit about Ruth Werner s ife in GDR That chapter seems a bit underdeveloped Or are these files nothing but boring nonsense Not good enough to be beefed up The select bibliography seems a bit poor But there is fortunately an extensive indexA rare case nowadays when publishers cut on editors proofreaders and all the extras making a good book. SThe#160;lduo;master storytellerrduo; San Francisco Chronicle behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor#160;uncovers the true story behind the Cold Warrsuo;s most intrepid female spyIn 1942 in a uiet village in the eafy English Cotswolds a thin elegant woman Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature's Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge Technology lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband who worked as a machinist nearby Ursula Burton was friendly but reserved and spoke English with a slight foreign accent By all accounts she seemed to beiving a simple unassuming Casuistry and Modern Ethics: A Poetics of Practical Reasoning life Her neighbors in the village knewittle about herThey didnrsuo;t know that she was a high ranking Soviet intelligence officer They didnrsuo;t know that her husband was also a spy or that she was running powerful agents across Europe Behind the facade of her picturesue Charlestown Blues life Burton was a dedicated Communist a Soviet colonel and a veteran agent gathering the scientific secrets that would enable the Soviet Union to build the bombThis trueife spy story is a masterpiece about the woman code named Over the course of her career she was hunted by the the Japanese the Nazis MI5 MI6 and the FBImdash;and she evaded them all Her story reflects the great ideological clash of the twentieth centurymdash;between Communism Fascism and Western democracymdash;and casts new ight on the spy battles and shifting allegiances of our own timesWith unparalleled access to Sonyarsuo;s diaries and correspondence and never before seen information on her clandestine activities Ben Macintyre has conjured a page turning history of a egendary secret agent a woman who influenced the course of the Cold War and helped plunge the world into a decades ong standoff between nuclear superpowe. ,


D politics one may ike but not really cherish Well written and edited Content Rich Full Of rich full of carefully paced chapters and final conclusions eaving the reader with the feeling to know now everythingThe author managed to tell a gripping yarn with well researched biographic facts Too strong a journalist touch thoughIn true journalistic manner MacIntyre is beefing up many episodes Especially evident with the SorgeSmedleyHamburger episode in chapter 3 which is actually sexed up Ursula never saw Richard Sorge again no one noticed that her heart was broken p75 She wondered if she would ever see him again and the thought made her heart twist p87The Ursula HamburgerRichard Sorge affair is made a Chicagos Urban Nature liveong Cezanne and Provence: The Painter in His Culture love affair Based on Ruth Werner s and Michael Hamburger s hindsight writingsinterview Plus a good Gartenlaube touch The ensuing episodesaffairs with Johann Patra her second child the withering relationship with her husband Rudolf marriage with Len Beurton are penned in similar ways It seems theiterary Chicago's Urban Nature: A Guide to the City's Architecture + Landscape legacy of Ruth Werner was too enticing for MacIntyre The distance he kept to her recorded attitude during the Great Purge 1936 38 when she was in Moscow page 140 143 was maybe appropriate to her other scriptsMacIntyre s style in English is using uite a bit clich ridden pictures Few examples for many the vastness of Russia slip past the window an undulating ocean of birch forest stretching to the horizon p 22 The two women bonded over English tea served in bone china p32 Switzerland peacefuland of cowbells and cuckoo clocks p145There are only undulating oceans. The#160;lduo;master storytellerrduo; San Francisco Chronicle behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor#160;uncovers the true story behind the Cold Warrsuo;s most intrepid female spyIn 1942 in a uiet village in the eafy English Cotswolds a thin elegant woman ived in *A Small Cottage With Her Three Children *small cottage with her three children her husband who worked as a machinist nearby Ursula Burton was friendly but reserved and spoke English with a slight foreign accent By all accounts she seemed to be Collections of Nothing living a simple unassumingife Her neighbors in the village knew ittle about herThey didnrsuo;t know that she was a high ranking Soviet intelligence officer They didnrsuo;t know that her husband was also a spy or that she was running powerful agents across Europe Behind the facade of her picturesue ife Burton was a dedicated Communist a Soviet colonel and a veteran agent gathering the scientific secrets that would enable the Soviet Union to build the bombThis true How to Read the American City Close Up life spy story is a masterpiece about the woman code namedduo;Sonyarduo; Over the course of her career she was hunted by the Chinese the Japanese the Nazis MI5 MI6 and the FBImdash;and she evaded them all Her story reflects the great ideological clash of the twentieth centurymdash;between Communism Fascism and Western democracymdash;and casts new ight on the spy battles and shifting allegiances of our own timesWith unparalleled access to Sonyarsuo;s diaries and correspondence and never before seen information on her clandestine activities Ben Macintyre has conjured a page turning history of a egendary secret agent a woman who influenced the course of the Cold War and helped plunge the world into a decades Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet long standoff between nuclear superpower.


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