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He had reason to believe that if he asked her to marry him she would accept . ...
related to some of the greatest families in England and he would have been a
fool not to realise that a marriage of this kind must make his path infinitely easier .
A month later he was married . He did very well for himself . He was given
opportunities to distinguish himself and he distinguished himself . His rise was
spectacular . He had the wellordered and distinguished establishment that he
... a distinguished position in English letters . When Anastasia Alexandrovna
reached a suitable age she married Vladimir Semenovich Leonidov , also an
exile from his native country , and it was after she had been married 272 A
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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