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beth is absorbing ) to hold your attention apart from your interest in the people .
The method of which I speak is that which chooses from life what is curious ,
telling and dramatic ; it does not seek to copy life , but keeps to it closely enough
not to ...
... of course the photograph was replaced in the box . " " By the way , just as a
matter of interest how did your very smart lad get at the photograph at all ? ” 1 R.'s
eyes twinkled . " That's none of your 114 ASHENDEN OR THE BRITISH AGENT.
He will not come . It is useless . " " It is very much to your interest to make him
come . ” " What do you mean by that ? Do you mean that if I do everything in my
power and fail , that She looked at Ashenden with wild eyes . “ Yes , it means
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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