The Spy Wore Red: My Adventures as as Undercover Agent in World War II

Aline Countess of Romanones, Author, Aline, Author, Aline Romanones, Author Random House (NY) $18.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-394-55665-9
The adventurous spirit of Brooklyn-born Aline Griffith led to a danger- and glamor-filled career as an agent for the Office of Strategic Services in WW II Madrid where, as a member of international high society, she infiltrated a German spy network that threatened Allied invasion plans. In her suspenseful account, including admittedly reinvented dialogue and, one suspects, occasional dramatic embellishment, she recalls not only her undercover exploits but romances with a traitorous counterspy, a celebrated matador and encounters with the Spanish grandee she later married. Elegant parties in palaces and estates, flamenco cafes and the Prado Museum served as settings for her intrigues and hair-raising escapades about which she now entertains audiences on the lecture circuit. First serial to Vanity Fair. (May 18)
Reviewed on: 05/01/1987
Release date: 05/01/1987
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