The spy who loved : the secrets and lives of Christine Granville / Clare Mulley.

Mulley, Clare. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250030320 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xix, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 398-411) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Stories of trust and betrayal -- Borderlands -- Two weddings and a war -- Hungarian embraces -- Polish resistance -- A string of arrests -- Travels in an opel -- Cold in Cairo -- The beautiful spy -- Our woman in Algiers -- A French occupation -- The battle of Vercors -- Switching allegiances -- Operation liberté -- Mission impossible -- Second-class citizen -- Deep water -- Brutal end -- The afterlife of Christine Granville.
Summary, etc.: Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.
Subject: Skarbek, Krystyna, 1908-1952.
Granville, Christine.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain.