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idiotic things , ” thought Ashenden , “ it's cheap and tawdry fiction ” ) — and she
had been seized with a desire to do something for what was after all her own . No
one was quite himself just then and patriotism ( in peace - time an attitude best ...
You know the kind of thing . Popular Spanish music and a mantilla , a fan and a
high comb . She's been dancing all over Europe for the last ten years . " " Is she
any good ? " " No , rotten . She's been in the provinces in England and she's had
There is one thing I should like to ask . I think you have some heart . ” “ Whatever I
can do for you , you may be sure I will . " " What are they going to do with his
things ? " " I don't know . Why ? ” Then she said something that confounded ...
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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