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Ashenden in reaction from his previous perturbation was feeling exceedingly
debonair and he answered with good humour ... than before , since this was a
question for which he had long been prepared , and it was a relief to give the
The pre - arranged answer was given , and sitting down beside him , Ashenden
ordered himself a Dubonnet . The spy was a stocky little fellow , shabbily dressed
, with a bullet - shaped head , close - cropped , fair , with shifty blue eyes and a ...
What is to happen to me if he does not answer ? I cannot force him to come if he
does not want to . " " He has answered , ” said Ashenden . " I have the answer w
She gave a gasp and her voice broke . " Oh , show it to me , I beseech you to let ...
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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