A Spy for Every Winter

Virginia Hall's World War Two exploits never get cold


This is the story of Virginia Hall, a privileged woman from Baltimore who was expected only to “marry up” and be a good housewife—and yet became one of the Allies’ most effective spies in World War Two. As told in Sonia Purnell’s wonderfully engaging and ironically titled biography, A Woman of No Importance, she was a tomboy who liked to hunt and excel…

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