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Or, The British Agent William Somerset Maugham. piece of water in a French
garden , in this tempestuous weather was as secret and as menacing as the sea .
He made up his mind that , on getting back to his hotel , he would have a fire lit in
He's an gent of Enver Pasha and Enver has great confidence in him . He's given
him verbal messages that are too secret and too important to be put on paper .
He's sailing from the Piræus , on a boat called the Ithaca , and will land at Brindisi
... that the great chiefs of the secret service in their London offices , their hands on
the throttle of this great machine , led a life full of excitement ; they moved their
pieces here and there , they saw the pattern woven by the multitudinous threads
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimgysin - LibraryThing
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