Mata Hari, woman of mystery

Life online has a delightful—and surprising photo essay about Mata Hari, the notorious, almost archetypal femme fatale. Here’s the link:

Mata Hari: Dancer, Stripper, Spy

Interesting to see the photos of this woman who was one of the sexiest sex symbols of her day, so famous that her name (usefully unlinked from her image) has survived. Her whole life is sad, but there’s an especially sad surprise at the end.

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