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Ashenden for an instant eyed the Hairless Mexican , then with a slight frown
looked away . “ I shall spend the evening in my room . “ Very well . Will you just
see that there's nobody in the passage ? " Ashenden opened the door and
looked out .
He looked under the bed , in it , and under the mattress . His dark eyes shot up
and down the room , looking for a hiding - place , and Ashenden felt that nothing
escaped him . " Perhaps he left them in charge of the clerk downstairs ? ” " I
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 ...
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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