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They made him feel shy , but he cultivated their society ; he became quite a lady's
man , and to Ashenden who knew more about him than R. suspected that bowl of
roses told a story . Ashenden knew that R. had not sent for him to talk about ...
Ashenden knew in Lucerne a Swiss who was willing on emergency to do odd
jobs and , looking him up , asked him to take a letter to Berne . It might be
possible to pick up Caypor and trace his movements . Next day Caypor appeared
He wished he knew what they had said . Did she urge him to go or did she try to
dissuade him ? Ashenden watched them again at luncheon . Something was the
matter , for they hardly spoke to one another and as a rule they found plenty to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kristykay22 - LibraryThing
This is a compelling, although rather chilly, collection of loosely connected short stories following the intelligence work of Ashenden, a writer turned spy for the British government during World War ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
This is volume three of Maugham's collected short stories. In this volume he has placed his stories that have the same protagonist, Ashendan, who is recruited to move to Switzerland where he will be a ... Read full review