Ashenden, Or, The British Agent

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Based on W. Somerset Maugham's experiences as a Britist secret agent in WWI, these spellbinding interwoven tales are so gripping and realistic that they became required reading for recruits entering British intelligence.

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User 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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User 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

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