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Though he made the journey so often -it was his duty to cross the lake into
France once a week to deliver his reports and to receive instructions — he had
always a faint sense of trepidation when he stood among the crowd at the
gangway and ...
1 cross the Swiss frontier and come into France she's to go free , either to Spain
or to South America , with her passage paid . ” " And how the devil is she to get
Chandra to do that ? " " He's madly in love with her . He's longing to see her .
He felt lazy and spent the rest of the morning reading a novel Soon after dark , for
even at Thonon , though it was in France , it was thought desirable to attract
attention to Ashenden as little as possible , an agent from the police - station
came to ...
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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