Northern Spy Summary
Flynn Berry

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Northern Spy Overview

Flynn Berry's thriller narrative, Northern Spy, is the story of Theresa, a divorced mother of a young child who observes life but fears living it. When her sister coerces her to join the IRA as an informant, Theresa almost loses her life. Ironically, the brush with death allows her to begin begin living. She finds peace and becomes a better mother to her son and a contributor to society. Themes related to loyalty, false perception, and the consequences of a choice are prevalent in the narrative.,