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The Unlikely Spy Summary
Daniel Silva (novelist)

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The Unlikely Spy Summary

Plot Summary

The Unlikely Spy, by Daniel Silva, is the story of a British professor who is enlisted into the British Intelligence Service via his friendship with Winston Churchill and whose actions are instrumental in preserving the secret location of the Allied Invasion in 1944.

The story begins with a murder of an innocent woman in 1938 and heralds the arrival of sleeper spy Anna Steiner into England. Anna is a very intelligent and thorough secret agent who establishes cover in England as Catherine Baker and then waits for six years before she is activated.

Alfred Vicary is a university professor of history who has a longtime friendship with Winston Churchill. In 1940, Vicary is pressed into service as a spy master in MI5 and becomes one of the best in the business at finding German spies. Vicary works for a man called Basil Boothby and is partnered with an ex-London police officer...

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