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The blind soldier , a big , vigorous fellow , was quite young . On his cheeks was
the soft , pale down of a beard that has never been shaved . I daresay he wasn't
eighteen . He had a broad face , with flat , wide features , and on his forehead
He had naturally a pale face and never looked as robust as he was . Mrs. Caypor
came downstairs and her husband joined her . They walked down the road , Fritzi
bounding round them , and Ashenden saw that Caypor immediately began to ...
His neat grey hair was parted on one side , his pale face was clean - shaven , he
had a delicate , straight nose and grey eyes under grey eyebrows , his mouth in
youth might have been sensual and wellshaped , but now it was set to an ...
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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