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He felt rather than knew that the Prince was an able and astute man . It was
possible that after he left them the Prince would tell the other two that they were
wasting their time and there was nothing to be done with Ashenden . Soon after ...
He was an able man and had supported himself for thirty years by the activity of a
restless pen and had even made himself a distinguished position in English
letters . When Anastasia Alexandrovna reached a suitable age she married
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 Anastasia Alexandrovna
to ask if he might come to see her . When Ashenden went down to lunch he felt ...
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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