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looking up and down the platform and up at the clock ; it was useless to go if his
travelling companion did not turn up , and Ashenden made up his mind to take
his things out of the carriage as the porter cried en voiture : but , by George ! he ...
He was travelling with a brand - new passport in his pocket , under a borrowed
name , and this gave him an agreeable sense of owning a new personality . He
was often slightly tired of himself and it diverted him for a while to be merely a ...
For three months they travelled together from one dull provincial town to another ,
sharing a filthy little bedroom in frowzy hotels ; Alix would not let him take her to
good hotels , she said she had not the clothes for them and she was more ...
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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
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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