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But he was intrigued to discover , what he had not known before , that there was
someone in Geneva part of whose duties at all events was to keep an eye on him
. There was evidently someone who had orders to see that he did not neglect ...
He had no notion that anything was known of him . His letters , and he received a
good many , were closely censored ; there were few codes that the people who
dealt with such matters could not in the end decipher and it might be that sooner
Ashenden thought he had never known as much about anyone as he knew about
Mr. Harrington , and not only about him , with all his opinions , habits and
circumstances , but about his wife and his wife's family , his children and their ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
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