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His only moment of risk was when he walked back to his hotel with the paper in
his pocket , and after this scare he made up his mind to shorten as much as
possible the period during which it could be found on him . Ashenden sighed , for
He was quite aware that she would lay snares for him and to avoid them would
give him something to keep his mind from rusting . He found her not unwilling to
play the game . She wrote him gushing little notes when he sent her flowers .
That's terribly kind of you , Delilah . I don't mind if it's ready or not , I'll take it just as
it is . ” Anastasia Alexandrovna left them . “ Well , what do you think of Russia and
the Russians now ? ” Mr. Harrington asked Ashenden , “ I'm fed up with them .
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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