Ashenden; Or, The British Agent
Based on the author's experience in the Intelligence Department during the First World War. All stories feature Ashenden, a writer by profession, drawn into the events of war through the undercover intelligence.
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Though he made the journey so often - it was his duty to cross the lake into
France once a week to deliver his reports and to receive instructions he had
always a faint sense of trepidation when he stood among the crowd at the
gangway and ...
Then I told her that I ' d let her go scot free if she ' d get Chandra to come to
France . She absolutely refused , she said she ' d rather die , she was very
hysterical and tiresome , but I let her raye . I told her to think it over and said I ' d
see her in a ...
Soon after dark , for even at Thonon , though it was in France , it was thought
desirable to attract attention to Ashenden as little as possible , an agent from the
police - station came to see him . His name was Felix . He was a little dark ...
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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
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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