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He sat by the bedside and again his eyes met Miss King's . It was embarrassing
to encounter that unshrinking stare . “ Don't worry yourself , Miss King . You've
had a slight stroke . I'm sure your speech will come back to you in a minute .
Once more his eyes were held by those other eyes in which was all that
remained alive of that old , old woman . He felt certain that she had something
that she wanted urgently to say to him . But what was it ? What was it ? Perhaps
she had ...
Tears sprang to his eyes and rolled down his cheeks . ( “ It was grotesque , he's
fat , you know . ” ) He said something in a language the man did not understand
and then in French asked him when the boat went to Thonon . When he got on ...
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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