The Naked Heroine
Subtitle From the French Resistance to the Folies Bergėre
By John Izbicki
Published by Umbria Press
Spring 2015 (1st March - 14th May
This is the fascinating story of Lydia Lova; one of the most decorated women in France for her war-time resistance work and a dancer at the Folies Bergėre. An exciting and moving story of a woman's fight for her country.
John Izbicki is the author of his autobiography, Life Between the Lines. He worked as a journalist for the Telegraph for many years, including two stints in Paris, where he met Lydia Lova and had many scoops, including the first interview with Paul Getty.