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Mr. Harrington was waiting for him and they sat down . They ate what was put
before them . “ Ask the waiter to bring us some bread , " said Mr. Harrington . “
Bread ? ” replied Ashenden . “ There's no bread . ” " I can't eat without bread , "
Not at all , Delilah , " said Mr. Harrington , with asperity . " I'm perfectly capable of
taking care of myself and I wasn't in the smallest danger . ” “ What is it all about ? ”
asked Ashenden . “ I'd taken Mr. Harrington to the Lavra of Alexander Nevsky ...
Harrington's handkerchief was soaked . There was only one thing about me that I
could get off quickly and so I took off my But before she could finish Mr.
Harrington interrupted her . " You need not tell Mr. Ashenden what you took off .
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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