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 shall have the body removed the first possible moment and I shall be extremely
obliged if you will not say that there has been a death . " " You can have every
confidence in me , " said Ashenden . " It is very unfortunate that the manager ...
asked R . It was possible that a frown for an instant d ened the Mexican ' s brow at
the abrupt question seemed a little contemptuously to brush to one his eloquent
statement , but he gave no other sigi displeasure . Ashenden suspected that he ...
asked R . It was possible that a frown for an instant darkened the Mexican ' s
brow at the abrupt question that seemed a little contemptuously to brush to one
side his eloquent statement , but he gave no other sign of displeasure .
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimgysin - LibraryThing
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