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As he was about to leave this officer came up to him and asked : “ I say , I wonder
if you'd mind coming to see me . I'd rather like to have a chat with “ Certainly , ”
said Ashenden . “ Whenever you like . ” “ What about to - morrow at eleven ?
When the night - porter fetched me and I went into her room I asked where his
highness was and she cried with all her strength : no , no . " “ She could talk then
? " “ Yes , after a fashion , but the thing that surprised me was that she spoke in ...
She's asked him to meet her on the road that leads to Evian at ten o'clock to -
night so that they can talk of it again , and she's given him to understand that she
will not repulse too fiercely the advances of a lover . I have told him to do what he
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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