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V The ASHENDEN and General Carmona went Dark through the formalities at
the frontier indeWoman pendently and when they returned to their carriage
Ashenden handed back to his companion the revolver and the knife . He sighed .
The second detective had now returned from his dinner and as Ashenden came
out of the carriage the two men went in . Giulia Lazzari huddled back into her
corner . Ashenden gave the postcard to an agent who was waiting to take it to ...
When Ashenden on his arrival at X paid an official call on Sir Herbert
Witherspoon , the British ambassador , he was received with a politeness to
which no exception could be taken , but with a frigidity that would have sent a
little shiver down ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
This is volume three of Maugham's collected short stories. In this volume he has put his stories that have the same protagonist, Ashendan who is recruited to move to Switzerland where he will be a ... Read full review
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It's easy to see why this one is considered an archetype of espionage fiction. The fact that the book was first published back in the late 1920s means that some of the dialogue and narrative will ... Read full review