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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I don ' t know what you fellows want to all take a wan interested " I shall take a
walk about Lyons , " said the Hairless Mexican . “ I am interested in life . Lend me
a hundred francs , Colonel , will you ? I have no change on me . " R . took out his
People sometimes thought him heartless because he was more often interested
in others than attached to them , and even in the few to whom he was attached
his eyes saw with equal clearness the merits and the defects . When he liked ...
Are you interested in Political Economy ? " For once in his life Mr . Harrington was
speechless . Anastasia Alexandrovna gave them her views on the subject and
they began to speak on the situation in Russia . She seemed to be on intimate ...
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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