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He did nothing from morning till night but wander at random , looking , not with
the eye of the tourist who seeks for what ought to be seen , nor with the eye of the
writer who looks for his own , ( seeing in a sunset a melodious phrase or in a face
I will fetch you in the morning when we arrive at Thonon . ” The second detective
had now returned from his dinner and as Ashenden came out of the carriage the
two men went in . Giulia Lazzari huddled back into her corner . Ashenden gave ...
Next morning she looked dreadful ; she could not have closed her eyes all night ;
and in the middle of the lesson she started up from her chair . " You must excuse
me , Herr Somerville , I cannot give you a lesson to - day . I am not feeling well .
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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