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Cakes and Ale: Or, The Skeleton in the Cupboard - W. Somerset Maugham
Cakes and Ale: Or, The Skeleton in the Cupboard
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140185881 (0140185887)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Edition language: English
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A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it
4.0 Cakes and Ale
'Cakes and Ale' has our narrator, as usual, a thinly veiled Maugham, reflecting on his memories and experiences with a recently deceased elder-statesmen novelist and his first wife, Rosie. When a writer of popular historical romances assigns himself the role of biographer, with Driffield's second an...
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it
Random reading. I wanted to read Maugham and I chose this one for no particular reason. I was almost tempted to put the book back on the shelf because of the uninspired Romanian translation - Life's pleasures - which sounds totally cheap, but I congratulate myself for checking the English title; at ...
Maven Books
Maven Books rated it
3.0 Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham
All right, though it went on and on a bit in parts. I liked the overall story and characters, but it felt like there was too much build-up for nothing in some cases.
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