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en serie te meet the leering eyes , just ready to break into a smile , that sought his
insinuatingly . The wizened pianist strummed a tune and several couples got up
and began to dance . Since there were not enough men to go round some of ...
she smiled , and her smile was like an angel's ; it had the freshness of dawn and
the tender rapture of a southern spring . " Have you never looked at yourself in
the glass ? ” Sir Herbert Witherspoon watched him intently while Ashenden ( he ...
You're absurd but magnificent , " she sobbed . Mr. Harrington was less surprised
then Ashenden would have expected him to be . He looked at Anastasia with a
thin , quizzical smile and gently patted her . “ Come , come , Delilah , pull yourself
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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