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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Staying at Hotel Lotti , Paris . If possible please go and see her . Raymond .
Raymond was one of R . ' s facetious noms de guerre , and since Ashenden was
not so fortunate as to possess an Aunt Maggie he concluded that this was an
order to ...
Now Ashenden knew that if an Austrian baroness by any chance wondered why
he had so suddenly gone to Paris she would discover that it was owing to the
indisposition of a female relative . In those troublous times of war it was just as
He slipped out very quietly , with his bag in his hand , and took the train to Paris .
" Ashenden turned away his head for he saw two tears form themselves in
Witherspoon ' s eyes and roll down his cheeks . He did not even try to hide them .
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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