Collected Short Stories Volume Three - Study Guide Mr Harrington's Washing Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Collected Short Stories Volume Three.
This section contains 1,052 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Collected Short Stories Volume Three Study Guide

In the story "Mr. Harrington's Washing" Ashenden has been dispatched on what he considers to be the most important job of his career. He is traveling to Petrograd with no one to give him orders and with unlimited funds. Although he feels honored by his position, Ashenden is not aware that the job is not humanly possible. To reach his job Ashenden must travel by train through war torn Russia. He has been warned he may never reach his destination.

When his boat docks in Vladivostok, Ashenden is met by Benedict from the British Consulate. Benedict has gotten Ashenden a seat on the train to Petrograd as well as a traveling companion. Ashenden learns that he will be traveling with an American by the name of Harrison. The first time Ashenden sees Harrison, Harrison is upset because another family has been trying to...

(read more from the Mr Harrington's Washing Summary)

This section contains 1,052 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Collected Short Stories Volume Three Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Collected Short Stories Volume Three from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.