Mata Hari's Last Dance
Mata Hari's Last Dance: A Novel
Mata Hari's Last Dance
From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy.Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom…or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she’s been arrested on: treason leading to the deaths of thousands of French soldiers. As Mata Hari waits for her fate to be decided, she relays the story of her life to a reporter who is allowed to visit her in prison. Beginning with her carefree childhood, Mata Hari recounts her father’s cruel abandonment of her family as well her calamitous marriage to a military officer. Taken to the island of Java, Mata Hari refuses to be ruled by her abusive husband and instead learns to dance, paving the way to her stardom as Europe’s most infamous dancer. From Indian temples and Parisian theatres to German barracks in war-torn Europe, international bestselling author Michelle Moran who “expertly balances fact and fiction” (Associated Press) brings to vibrant life the famed world of Mata Hari: dancer, courtesan, and possibly, spy.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Chick Lit
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction

Age Level: 

  • Mature Young Adult
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Spies have a reputation for being glamorous, intelligent people that always have a clever line and a speedy getaway. The life of World War I spy Mata Hari meets all the qualifications — except the latter. From a cold cell in Paris, she tells readers her uniquely tragic story.

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