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Or: The British Agent William Somerset Maugham. there was always the chance
that Caypor had made the slip on purpose to see by Ashenden's face whether he
noticed anything . Caypor got up . " There is my wife . We go for a walk up one of
If I were in your place , Mr. Somerville , I would try and persuade my wife to give
you lessons . She is , if I may say so , a very cultivated and highly educated
woman . " Ach , Grantley , I have not the time . I have my own work to do . "
My poor wife's got a headache . I told her she'd better go and lie down . ” In his
shifty green eyes was an expression that Ashenden could not read . " The fact is ,
she's rather worried , poor dear ; I'm thinking of going to England . ' Ashenden's ...
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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