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VI The ASHENDEN arrived in Naples and having Greele taken a room at the
hotel , wrote its number on a sheet of paper in block letters and posted it to the
Hairless Mexican . He went to the British Consulate where R. had arranged to
It arrived at Thonon every morning twenty minutes after the steamer going in the
opposite direction had left . Ashenden had an inspiration . " Where is the man
who brought it ? ” “ He's in the ticket - office . ” “ Give him the letter and tell him to ...
When Ashenden on his arrival at X paid an official call on Sir Herbert
Witherspoon , the British ambassador , he was received with a politeness to
which no exception could be taken , but with a frigidity that would have sent a
little shiver down ...
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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