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They made him feel shy , but he cultivated their society ; he became quite a lady's
man , and to Ashenden who knew more about him than R. suspected that bowl of
roses told a story . Ashenden knew that R. had not sent for him to talk about ...
I must ask her again . It ought not to be very hard to find a man who is prepared to
come and talk German to me for an hour a day . ... After all you want someone
with a good north - German accent and she only talks Swiss . I'll ask my wife if
He spoke of art and literature , proving himself to be a diligent reader of catholic
taste , and when Ashenden talked to him ... He disliked people to talk to him of his
books , in which indeed , once written , he took small interest , and it made him ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimgysin - LibraryThing
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