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The Unlikely Spy - Study Guide Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 1, Beatrice Pymm, a spinster in Suffolk, England, is murdered as she returns home from a day of painting by the river. Her murderer is a woman who is also a German spy. It is November of 1938, and the spy has chosen Beatrice in an intricate plot to enter England unnoticed and become a deep cover spy for Germany. Beatrice is buried in a shallow grave, meant to be discovered, and her face is beaten beyond recognition. The identification papers of a young Dutch woman, the murderer's previous cover, are scattered nearby. After burying Pymm, the spy takes the stolen van to a nearby field and burns it, then leaves on a motorcycle. She is confident that no one will consider the murder and the burning van to be related.

In Chapter 2, the Lauterbach family is gathered at the huge estate in Oyster Bay...

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