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Soda water was brought and the officer in charge of the soldiers who had
effected the arrest took a cigarette out of his case and flung it to him. Savinkov
lost his temper. He took the cigarette and threw it in the officer's face. He laughed
a little as ...
Then one of them advanced and took a skewer, perhaps two feet long, passed it
over the incense and had it touched by the head man, then he put it through his
cheek and pushed it through till it came out for at least two inches on the other ...
He was put in a separate cell so that he should not contaminate the other
prisoners by his conversation, but, though not forced to work, he asked to do so,
and made carpets in the workroom with the others. He took his imprisonment very
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review