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He took a bunch of keys out of his pocket , tried one or two and at last hit upon the
right one . The suitcase was filled with clothes . “ Cheap clothes , " said the
Mexican contemptuously as he took them out . “ My own principle is that it's
But having discovered that poor people came to the station at the stopping places
of the train to beg and seeing that the war had really brought them to destitution
he took care before each halt to supply himself with ample small change and in ...
She took Ashenden's hand . " I know you have a good heart . It was just
thoughtless on your part and we won't say anything more about it . You have
imagination . You're very sensitive . I know . You'll have your eggs done in the
same way as ...
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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