#BookReview – The Spy by Paulo Coelho

Told through Mata Hari’s final letter, THE SPY tells the unforgettable story of a woman who dared to break the conventions of her time, and paid the price.
30730497
She led a tragic life seeking to reclaim from men and officials what had been stolen from her emotionally over and over again. She tried to get back at them by becoming a strip artiste or ‘exotic dancer’ as they were then known, by using her body to make money enabling her to live a comfortable independent life.

This was a short interesting read as I really didn’t know much about Mata Hari. I recognise the name of course from the old Greta Garbo film and old spy movies in which there would have been a Mata Hari ‘type’ femme fatal.

Thanks to NetGalley for my digital copy.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Reads & Reels

Book & Movie Reviews, Author Services, & Other Book Related Delights

A Little Book Problem

Tackling my TBR, one book at a time

Captain's Quarters

Exploring sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult novels.

For Book Lovers and Random People

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

Secret Library Book Blog

Books, Books, Books

BookerTalk

Adventures with great novels around the world

Andrea Michael Writes

Stories to make you feel good

Always Need More Books

Books...need I say more?

Rinas bookish blog

Sharing my love of everything book related.

%d bloggers like this: