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before his train was due he began to have apprehensions lest he should miss it ;
he was impatient with the porters who would never bring his luggage down from
his room in time and he could not understand why the hotel bus cut it so fine ; a ...
ments Ashenden did not much look forward to ten days on a Russian train , and
in Yokohama he had heard rumours that in one or two places bridges had been
blown up and the line cut . He was told that the soldiers , completely out of hand ...
I've fixed you up all right on the train , but God knows if you'll ever get to
Petrograd . Oh , by the way , I've got a travelling companion for you . He's a man
called Harrington , an American , and he's going to Petrograd for a firm in
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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