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By Mary W. Craig

during this new biography, released to coincide with the a centesimal anniversary of her execution, Mata Hari is printed in all of her improper eccentricity; a girl whose grownup existence was once a fantastical net of lies, half-truths and magnetic sexuality that captivated males. Following the dying of a tender son and a sour divorce, Mata Hari reinvented herself as an unique dancer in Paris, prior to ultimately taking over the lifetime of a courtesan. She can have remained a half-forgotten member of France’s grande horizontale have been it now not for the 1st international struggle and her disastrous determination to turn into embroiled in espionage.

What occurred subsequent used to be half farce and half tragedy that led to her execution in October 1917. Recruited via either the Germans and the French as a secret agent, Mata Hari – codenamed H-21 – was once additionally nearly recruited by way of the Russians. however the risk free fantasies and lies she had instructed on level had turn into a part of the lethal online game of double brokers in the course of wartime. suffering from the large price of struggle, the French professionals had to seize a secret agent. Mata Hari, the dancer, the courtesan, the fantasist, turned the prize catch.

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