Angela Dekker

Angela Dekker (b. 1959) writes for major Dutch newspapers and magazines. She published The Unknown Soldier (2003), about missing soldiers of the Great War, and Lost Past (2007), about Russian émigrés in Paris.

The Life and Times of Mata-Hari

The Life and Times of Mata-Hari

Leven en tijd van Mata-Hari

(Atlas Contact, 2017, 488 pages)

Famous actresses have portrayed her and to this day the name Mata-Hari (1876– 1917) is synonymous with seduction and female spies. She has become a legend, the archetype of the femme fatale — so much so that the glamorous myths sometimes obscure the historical truth. Who was she really?

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