Spies and Lies – the Mysterious Dr. Dannevill is a new biographical book about Hjilmar Dannevill, a woman who moved to New Zealand in the early 20th Century. She worked as a medical professional in Wellington. But suspicions about her background and her relationships with women mean that in 1917 she was imprisoned as a German Spy on Matiu/Somes Island.
In this interview with Andrew Whiteside, author Julie Glamuzina discusses the book.
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Spies and Lies – The Myserious Dr. Dannevill is available from Nationwide Book Distributors from 1st November 2021.
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