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... a distinguished position in English letters . When Anastasia Alexandrovna
reached a suitable age she married Vladimir Semenovich Leonidov , also an
exile from his native country , and it was after she had been married 272 A
We must think of Vladimir . There is his happiness to be considered too . He will
prefer to commit suicide . ” She turned her face away and Ashenden saw that the
heavy tears were coursing down her cheeks . He was much moved . For he had ...
He knew that on the outbreak of the revolution in March she and Vladimir
Semenovich had gone to Russia . It might be that they would be able to help him ,
in a way Vladimir Semenovich owed him his life , and he made up his mind to
write to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kristykay22 - LibraryThing
This is a compelling, although rather chilly, collection of loosely connected short stories following the intelligence work of Ashenden, a writer turned spy for the British government during World War ... Read full review
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This is volume three of Maugham's collected short stories. In this volume he has placed his stories that have the same protagonist, Ashendan, who is recruited to move to Switzerland where he will be a ... Read full review