Mata Hari and Some Other Women Spies

  • by Basil Thomson
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 0 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle (1876 – 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer who was convicted of being a spy and executed by firing squad in France during the first World War.
Sir Basil Home Thomson, KCB (1861 – 1939) was a British intelligence officer, police officer, prison governor, colonial administrator, and writer. Thomson interviewed Mata Hari in London in 1915 as part of a British investigation into her espionage activities.
This is his first hand account of that meeting. He also recounts the interrogation of other female foreign spies during his period in office.

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not much info here

basically the reading of a Wikipedia page. certainly not a book on tape. author discusses Mata hari briefly and one other spy...
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- susannatalya

few facts

Slim content delivered with an annoying accent, all in all, a waste of time. Even 20 minutes was too long for this.
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- DS

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-17-2014
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks