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You will think I was a fool , I was the happiest man alive ; for seven days I paid
her a thousand silver duros to dine with me . Every evening I waited for her with
my heart in my mouth , as nervous as a novillero at his first bull - fight , and every
Don't be a fool . You can't help yourself . ” She burst into a sudden flood of tears .
She flung herself on the floor and seizing Ashenden's knees implored him to
have mercy on her . “ I will do anything in the world for you if let me go . ” " Don't
The question came so oddly on the top of the other that it sounded faintly comic . "
Oh , I think he's a damned fool . " Sir Herbert leaned back in his chair , holding the
huge glass with both hands in order to bring out 211 HIS EXCELLENCY.
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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