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steps to make Caypor's acquaintance , but allow the first advances to be made by
him . If he was being pressed for results it must surely occur to him that it would
be worth while to get into conversation with an Englishman who was employed ...
Mrs. Caypor listened to this nonsense with a goodhumoured sluggish smile on
her broad , plain face , and presently gravely took a towel . “ Now he's going to
have a ducking . Upsie - daisy . " Caypor seized the dog by the fore legs and
I hear that Herr Caypor has gone to Berne . ” “ Yes . But he'll be back to - morrow .
" That proved nothing , but it was something to go upon . Ashenden knew in
Lucerne a Swiss who was willing on emergency to do odd jobs and , looking him
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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