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I'm sure your speech will come back to you in a minute . ” He felt certain then that
he saw in those dark eyes a desperate effort to speak . He could not be mistaken
. The mind was shaken by desire , but the paralysed body was incapable of ...
I'm sure you want to go down to Cook's , " he said . “ Thank you . That is very
amiable of you . ” When a little later he went there himself he found her standing
in the middle of the office . Her face was distraught . She addressed him wildly .
We must be quite sure that we're doing the right thing , ” she said . “ I should
never forgive myself if I'd allowed Vladimir to commit suicide and then found I'd
made a mistake . I think we ought to make sure that we really love one another .
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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