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Ashenden: Or the British Agent is a collection of loosely linked stories by W. Somerset Maugham. It is partly based on the author's experience as a member. Fact is a poor story-teller as Maugham reminds us. Fact starts a story at random, rambles on inconsequently and tails off, leaving loose ends, without a. Ashenden has ratings and reviews. Bill said: Somerset Maugham's Ashenden: Or the British Agent () is the first spy novel written by someon.
6 Feb Title: Ashenden: or, The British Agent Author: Maugham, W. Somerset [William Somerset] () Date of first publication: Ashenden, or the British Agent by W Somerset Maugham (). This collection of stories drew closely on Maugham's own experiences as an intelligence officer . A set of short stories, connected in theme, featuring Ashenden, “a writer by profession”, Like Ian Fleming, Somerset Maugham had himself been a secret agent!.
20 Dec This British Spy Thriller Shows How Thrill-Less Spying Can Be Norman Mailer and W. Somerset Maugham, also have been drawn to the. ASHENDEN; OR, THE BRITISH AGENT. by MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at. of its "mood of disenchantment and almost prosaic reality,"1 Somerset. Maugham's Ashenden: The British Agent () marks a decided change in the. It was loosely based on Somerset Maugham's experiences as an MI6 agent during When Ashenden arrives in Geneva the British governess of an Egyptian . 5 Mar NB: Linked in this week's Friday's Forgotten Books. W. Somerset Maugham's Ashenden, or, The British Agent is for me a fairly recent discovery.
11 Nov Ashenden; or, the British Agent, by W. Somerset Maugham is not the first secret agent novel in English. Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent. Find Ashenden or The British Agent by Maugham, W Somerset at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Garden City: Doubleday Doran and Company, First American edition. Near Fine in an attractive, Very Good plus dust jacket. with small chips at the crown. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over "Thoughtful spy novels began with Somerset Maugham's Ashenden.