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The spy : a novel

Author: Paulo Coelho; Zoë Perry
Publisher: [Melbourne, Vic.] Hamish Hamilton, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Spy fiction
Named Person: Mata Hari; Mata Hari
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Coelho; Zoë Perry
ISBN: 9780143783404 0143783408
OCLC Number: 959610590
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Notes: First published as A Espiã by Editora Paralela, a division of Editora Schwarcz S.A., São Paulo, 2016.
Description: 190 pages : portraits ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Espiâ.
Responsibility: Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry.

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

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