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It did not matter whether what he said was true or not , for those sonorous
phrases of his were fruity with the rich - distilled perfumes of romance . He
described a spacious life that seemed to belong to another age and his eloquent
... 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.
She had seen O'Malley's work and was willing enough to sit and dinner was to be
devoted to settling the matter . She was not performing then , but was about to
open at the Gâités Montparnasses and with her days free was not disinclined to ...
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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