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stood behind . There were from twenty to thirty . Their uniforms were torn and
stained . The blind soldier , a big , vigorous fellow , was quite young . He was
cleanshaven , but I didn't suppose he had to shave more than once a month . I
Felix opened it and stood aside . " Entrez . " Chandra went in and the two
detectives stood up . He must have suspected at once that they were
policeofficers and realized that he had fallen into a trap . " Sit down , ” said Felix .
" I 145 GIULIA ...
The old Irish colonel and his old wife rose from their table and he stood aside to
let her pass . They had eaten their meal without exchanging a word . She walked
slowly to the door ; but the colonel stopped to say a word to a Swiss who might ...
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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