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Ashenden knowing that R. liked a sitting - room had engaged one for him and to
this , when they reached the hotel , they went . The hotel was oldfashioned and
the sitting - room was vast . It was furnished with a heavy mahogany suite ...
Next day he was sitting in the doorway of the hotel , drinking a cup of coffee and
already half asleep after a substantial mittagessen , when the Caypors came out
of the diningroom . Mrs. Caypor went upstairs and Caypor released his dog .
You could hardly imagine him sitting in his shirt - sleeves over a whisky high -
ball . He was a tall , thin man , with exactly the figure to show off modern clothes ,
and he sat in his chair , rather upright , as though he were sitting for an official ...
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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