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Ashenden

The British Agent

W. Somerset Maugham

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 conclusion. It works up to an interesting situation, has no sense of climax and whittles away its dramatic effects in irrelevance. While some novelists believe this is a proper model for fiction, M...
Publish Date
2010
July 31
First Published in 1927
Goodreads rating
3.85
ISBN
9781412811729
Recommendations
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