Mata Hari – by Emma Beeby (Paperback) Price


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Mata Hari – This book explores the life of the controversial and historical figure Mata Hari — the exotic dancer convicted double agent and original femme fatale–told from her own perspective. It collects the five-issue series and includes additional historical material and an artists sketchbook. Dancer. Courtesan. Spy. Executed by a French firing squad in 1917. One hundred years on from her death questions are still raised about her conviction. Now the lesser-known often tragic story of the woman who claimed she was born a princess and died a figure of public hatred with no one to claim her body is told by break-out talent writer Emma Beeby (Judge Dredd) artist Ariela Kristantina (Insexts) and colorist Pat Masioni drawing on biographies and released MI5 files We meet Mata Hari in prison at the end of her life as she writes her memoir–part romantic tale of a Javanese princess who performed sacred nude dances for Europes elite and part real-life saga of a disgraced wife and mother who has everything she loves taken from her. But as she sits trial for treason and espionage we hear another tale of a flamboyant Dutch woman who became the most dangerous spy France has ever captured–a double agent who whored herself for secrets lived a life of scandal and loved only money. Leading us to ask . . . who was the real Mata Hari? Mata Hari – by Emma Beeby (Paperback)