The Spy (Paperback)
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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 21/09/2017
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I do not know what will happen at the end of this week. I have always been an optimistic woman but time has left me bitter, alone and sad.

When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Soon she was feted as the most elegant woman in the city.

A dancer who shocked and delighted audiences, as a confidante and courtesan she bewitched the era's richest and most powerful men. But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari's lifestyle brought her under suspicion.

In 1917 she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs Elysees and accused of espionage.

Told in Mata Hari's voice through her final letter, The Spy is the unforgettable story of a woman who dared to break the conventions of her time, and paid the price.

'Beautifully written and gripping' - Sunday Mirror

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781784756789
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 197 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The fascinating story of her life is . . . beautifully written and gripping." * Sunday Mirror *
"Coelho, whose books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, has taken the Mata Hara story and fashioned it into a short dynamo of a novel." * Los Angeles Times *
"A striking novel. . . . By the end, readers will believe they've read [Mata Hari's] actual letters." * Publisher's Weekly *
"Spiritualists and wanderlusts will eagerly devour . . . [Coelho's] search for all things meaningful." * Washington Post *

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“Mata Hari in her own words?”

Looking at the new releases recently I was struck by the cover for Coelho’s latest, the Spy, and decided to give him a go. The image suggested something with a period setting and an air of the exotic (for some reason... More

Hardback edition
6th December 2016
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“The amazing story of Mata Hari”

The Spy tells the story of Mata Hari, a dancer who shared her body readily with wealthy and powerful men in order to maintain her lavish lifestyle in WWI France. Her story is a fascinating one and this novel sheds... More

Hardback edition
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17th November 2016
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