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That frank , jovial red face bore then a look of shifty cunning . Ashenden strolled
along till he found a tavern where he could have his coffee in the open and to
compensate himself for the bottle of beer that his sense of duty had urged him to
there was always the chance that Caypor had made the slip on purpose to see by
Ashenden's face whether he noticed anything . Caypor got up . " There is my wife
. We go for a walk up one of the mountains every afternoon . I can tell you ...
His neat grey hair was parted on one side , his pale face was clean - shaven , he
had a delicate , straight nose and grey eyes under grey eyebrows , his mouth in
youth might have been sensual and well - shaped , but now it was set to an ...
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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