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Anyhow , you had better get back to Geneva . ” He shook hands with Ashenden
and showed him out . Ashenden was well aware that he would never know what
happened then . Being no more than a tiny rivet in a vast and complicated ...
At that time Geneva was a hot - bed of intrigue and its home was the hotel at
which Ashenden was staying . There were Frenchmen there , Italians and
Russians , Turks , Rumanians , Greeks and Egyptians . Some had fled their
country , some ...
But he was intrigued to discover , what he had not known before , that there was
someone in Geneva part of whose duties at all events was to keep an eye on him
. There was evidently someone who had orders to see that he did not neglect ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimgysin - LibraryThing
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