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Or, The British Agent William Somerset Maugham. II A Domi- ASHENDEN was on
his way back to Geneva . ciliary The night was stormy and the wind blew Visi cold
from the mountains , but the stodgy little steamer plodded sturdily through the ...
that she was an agent in the service of the Austrian Government and he looked
forward to a certain entertainment in the duel he foresaw . It would be amusing to
set his wits against hers . He was quite aware that she would lay snares for him ...
Or, The British Agent William Somerset Maugham. the letter was not to
Ashenden's liking and he made her write it again . When she had finished she
flung herself on the bed and burst once more into passionate weeping . Her grief
was real ...
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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
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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