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It was light still and from the top of the hill he saw the steamer pulling out . It was
an anxious moment and instinctively he quickened his steps . Suddenly he saw
someone running towards him and recognised the man who had taken the letter .
How can I talk when your attention is taken up by whether you are going to get a
black seven to put on a red eight ? Conversation calls forth the highest powers of
the intellect and if you have made a study of it you have the right to expect that ...
I'd taken Mr. Harrington to the Lavra of Alexander Nevsky to see Dostoievsky's
grave , ” said Anastasia Alexandrovna , " and on our way back we saw a soldier
being rather rough with an old woman . ' “ Rather roughl ” cried Mr. Harrington .
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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