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I shall give the night - porter orders to wake me when everything is over .
Fortunately the nights are long now and if everything goes well we may be able
to get the body away before it is light . " Ashenden went back into the room and ...
... gestures brought before the mind's eye tawny distances and vast green
plantations , great herds of cattle and in the moonlit night the song of the blind
singers that melted in the air and the twanging of guitars . “ Everything I lost ,
implored her to do everything in the world to smooth the difficulties that prevented
her from crossing the frontier . He said that it was impossible for him to come ,
impossible , there was a price on his head , and it would be madness for him 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