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But he was intrigued to discover , what he had not known before , that there was
someone in Geneva part of whose duties at all events was to keep an eye on him
. There was evidently someone who had orders to see that he did not neglect ...
He is not known to have anything to do with women . He neither drinks nor
smokes . He is said to be honest . Considerable sums of money have passed
through his hands and there has never been any question as to his not having
made a ...
He had no notion that anything was known of him . His letters , and he received a
good many , were closely censored ; there were few codes that the people who
dealt with such matters could not in the end decipher and it might be that sooner
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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