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There is only one thing I wish to make quite plain ; Mr. Somerville understands of
course that I have not accepted the mission with which you have entrusted me on
account of the money ? ” “ Quite , ” replied R. gravely , looking him straight in ...
... any other agent has received ? The Colonel has repeatedly expressed the
highest satisfaction with my services . " It was Ashenden's turn now to be cordial .
“ Come , come , my dear fellow , do not try to ride the high horse . You do not wish
It was his business to remain in obscurity and he did not wish any official
attentions to attract notice to him . But when on the afternoon of the same day he
made his call at the American Embassy he discovered why Sir Herbert
Witherspoon had ...
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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