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She gave him a glance , seemed to hesitate , and then , still without a word , took
one . He struck a match and , lighting it , looked at her . He was surprised . For
some reason he had expected her to be fair , perhaps from some notion that an ...
1 1 She gave a gasp and her voice broke . " Oh , show it to me , I beseech you to
let me see it . " " I have no objection to doing that . But you must return it to me .
He took Chandra's letter from his pocket and gave it to her . She snatched it from
Ashenden gave the postcard to an agent who was waiting to take it to Pontarlier
and then made his way along the crowded train to his sleeping - car . It was bright
and sunny , though cold , next morning when they reached their destination .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
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