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 will fetch you in the morning when we arrive at Thonon . " The second detective
had now returned from his dinner and as Ashenden came out of the carriage the
two men went in . Giulia Lazzari huddled back into her corner . Ashenden gave ...
Next morning she looked dreadful ; she could not have closed her eyes all night ;
and in the middle of the lesson she started up from her chair . " You must excuse
me , Herr Somerville , I cannot give you a lesson to - day . I am not feeling well .
morning , but now the sky was clear and of a Coin " " Ashenden , with a glance at
the frosty stars , stepped out quickly . He feared that Herbartus , tired of waiting for
him , might have gone home . He had at this interview to make a certain ...
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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