Cakes And Ale
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NICHOLAS SHAKESPEARE
Cakes and Ale is both a wickedly satirical novel about contemporary literary poseurs and a skilfully crafted study of freedom. As he traces the fortunes of Edward Driffield and his extraordinary wife Rosie, one of the most delightful heroines of twentieth-century literature, Maugham's sardonic wit and lyrical warmth expertly combine in this accomplished and unforgettable novel.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Oandthegang - LibraryThing
Cakes And Ale by W Somerset Maugham The novel opens with the narrator, Willie Ashenden, considering the character and career of Alroy Kear, a man he has known for twenty years. Ashenden and Kear are ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LadyoftheLodge - LibraryThing
Read this for the 2014 Category Challenge. It took me awhile to get into the writing style of the author. The flashbacks also threw me off until I figured it out. This is the story of a writer who is ... Read full review