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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Have you your passport on you ? " “ Yes . In these war - times I think a foreigner is
wise always to keep his passport on him . " " Very wise . " Ashenden handed the
man the nice new passport gave no information about his movements other ...
Of course she hadn ' t a passport , so permission to embark was denied her . " "
How did she explain that she had no passport ? ” . " She said she ' d forgotten it .
She said she had an appointment to see friends in Evian and tried to persuade ...
When a boat arrived the passengers advanced along the pier in line and their
passports were examined before they were allowed to go ashore . If Chandra
came and showed his passport , and it was very likely that he was travelling with
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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