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The rumours grew hot and many of the activities of the Bolsheviks . Kerensky ran
hither and thither like a frightened hen . Then the blow fell . On the night of
November 7th , 1917 , the Bolsheviks rose , Kerensky's ministers were arrested
The Bolsheviks have overthrown the Government . Kerensky's ministers are in
prison . The Bolsheviks are out to kill . Delilah says her name is on the list . Your
minister signed your documents yesterday because he knew it did not matter
... dirty Bolsheviks . No , sir . I do not leave Russia till I have my washing . "
Anastasia Alexandrovna stared at the floor for a moment ; then with a little smile
looked up . It seemed to Ashenden that there was something in her that
responded to ...
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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