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Why did Emelio think Anna would be a good spy? What traits did she exhibit that served her well as a secret agent?

Who is the "unlikely spy" in the novel? Is it Anna, Vicary, Vogel, Neumann, or Harry?

Why was Anna able to keep her cover as Catherine Baker for so many years?

Discuss the personality of Horst Neumann. How did his compassion for helpless women damage him and eventually kill him?

Discuss Vicary's relationship with Helen and why it took him so many years to get over her. What was the turning point in his affection for her and why do you think he refused her veiled offer for an affair?

Discuss the character of Anna. Was she destined for a career as a secret agent? What made her so alienated and remote? Was her character's actions believable?

Vicary and Vogel were two sides of...

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