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Signed, Mata Hari

Author: Yannick Murphy
Publisher: London : Abacus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the cold October of 1917 Margaretha Zelle, better known as Mata Hari, sits in a prison cell in Paris awaiting trial on charges of espionage. The penalty is death by firing squad. As she waits, burdened by a secret guilt, Mata Hari tells stories, Scheherazade-like, to buy back her life from her interrogators. From a bleak childhood in the Netherlands, through a loveless marriage to a Dutch naval officer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Named Person: Mata Hari; Mata Hari
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yannick Murphy
ISBN: 9780349120829 034912082X
OCLC Number: 137313053
Description: 279 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Yannick Murphy.

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A beautifully written biographical novel about one of the most notorious and fascinating women of the twentieth century  Read more...

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'In SIGNED, MATA HARI, Yannick Murphy once again treats us to her luscious signature lyric style, its whispers and perfumes, in this time- and space-bending tale of the famous dancer and accused spy. Read more...

 
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