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Her appearance was so grotesque that it created consternation rather than
amusement . People turned in the street and stared at her with open mouths .
Ashenden was told that Miss King had not been to England since she was first
He wanted to change his appearance . Oh , he's cunning . I admire the Germans ,
they leave nothing to chance , he's got his whole story pat , but I'll tell you that in a
minute . ” ' " By the way , you've changed your appearance too . " " Ah yes ...
... door and Yvonne ushered in her friend . Her name , it appeared , was Alix and
she shook hands with Brown , uttering a stereHIS EXCELLENCY LA otyped
phrase , with the mincing politeness of 222 ASHENDEN OR THE BRITISH
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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