Related Topics

The Spy (Mata Hari) - Pages 145 - 181 Summary & Analysis

Coelho, Paulo
This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Spy.
This section contains 1,213 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Spy (Mata Hari) Study Guide

Summary

This third part of the novel is a letter written to Mata Hari from her lawyer. He already knew that her request for a pardon had been denied. Even though she would never read this letter, the lawyer planned to use it as evidence. He wants to help recover her reputation.

He writes that her biggest mistake was expecting Georges Ladoux, the man in charge of the Dreyfus case, to do the right thing. Ladoux was responsible for falsely imprisoning Dreyfus. Because Dreyfus’ imprisonment had damaged his reputation, Ladoux decided to use Mata Hari as a way to regain respect and trust. Clunet writes how Ladoux had indicated in his first meeting with Mata Hari that he had found nothing incriminating in her background. Instead of saying she was innocent, he had insisted she was just able to keep her bad behavior hidden...

(read more from the Pages 145 - 181 Summary)

This section contains 1,213 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Spy (Mata Hari) Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Spy (Mata Hari) from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook