Sant of the Secret Service

Some Revelations of Spies and Spying

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,011 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,814
Added to site: 2008.11.26
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Cheerful, optimistic, and the most modest of men, Gerry Sant has seldom spoken of his own adventures. The son of a certain nobleman who must here remain nameless, and hence the scion of a noble house, he has graduated through all stages of the dark and devious ways of espionage.

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) as secret agents of the Allies. I entered an open cab and drove to the old Hotel Ezcurra, where in past days I had eaten many a meal and drunk many a bottle of choice wine. Madame Gabrielle, in accordance with our arrangements, had gone to the Hotel Continental in the Paseo de la Concha, the establishment most patronised by the gay society of Madrid, who loved to show off their Paris gowns and to exhibit, too often in the most plebeian fashion, the wealth which had come to them as a result of the war.

For three days I remained at the Ezcurra, so pleasantly situated behind the lovely lime-trees in the Paseo de la Zurriola, and to which the smart, chattering officers of the unwarlike garrison, in their grey uniforms and peaked caps, resorted every evening. I had previously decided upon the character I would assume; it was that of a Dutch theological student. I gave out that I spoke no Spanish -- of course I spoke Dutch -- and pretended a vast interest in visiting the ancient churches -- San Vincente in

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2008.12.02
Shabby Man
**...

You don't want to be workingclass around this guy -- you'll probably be shot as a "clever German spy!"


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