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Jim Wormold

A British vacuum cleaner salesman in Havana, Cuba. His wife has left him alone with their young daughter, Milly. His business is failing and he is having trouble providing for his daughter's many wants. For her seventeenth birthday, Milly wants a horse and Wormold agrees to give it to her, despite not knowing how he will pay for it. Then he meets a man who offers him a job as a spy for the British government. He has no qualifications for the job but he does not let this stop him. He begins to write fake reports not based on any real intelligence gathering. He also recruits fake agents and collects their salaries. He feels somewhat guilty doing this and figures he will be caught at any time. He collects the money and saves it in order to give Milly a better life.

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