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The information he had obtained from Gustav was vague , but important ; there
was only one point in it that was interesting , and this was that the head of the
German Intelligence Department in Berne was growing restive at Caypor's lack of
She was blowsy and dishevelled and there were heavy rings round her eyes .
She was deathly pale . She staggered up to the desk and asked for a letter . The
clerk shook his head . “ I'm sorry , madam , there's nothing yet . ” “ But look , look .
But things were coming to a head . Riots broke out and the streets were growing
dangerous . Now and then armoured cars filled with discontented reservists
careered wildly along the Nevsky Prospekt and in order to show that they were
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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