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When the night - porter fetched me and I went into her room I asked where his
highness was and she cried with all her strength : no , no . ” " She could talk then
? ” “ Yes , after a fashion , but the thing that surprised me was that she spoke in ...
asked Ashenden . He put out all the lamps but the one by the bedside and then
sat down again . He had a longing to smoke . Once more his eyes were held by
those other eyes in which was all that remained alive of that old , old woman .
forced itself upon him ; his book dropped to his knees and staring at the wall in
front of him ( it had a brown wall - paper with a pattern of dingy roses ) he asked
himself how , if one had to , one would commit a murder in Naples . Of course
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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