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Spies - Themes


Imagination is the driving force behind Spies and it is closely tied to memory. The whole story is based upon the two boys' perception that Mrs Hayward is a spy but this is a figment of their imagination which they choose to act upon. The older Stephen describes Keith's belief that his mother is a spy as 'a blind leap of pure fantasy'. However, he does recognise that Keith's belief could be based


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