By W. Somerset Maugham

ISBN-10: 0375725024

ISBN-13: 9780375725029

Cakes and Ale is a scrumptious satire of London literary society among the Wars. Social climber Alroy Kear is flattered while he's chosen through Edward Driffield's spouse to pen the respectable biography of her lionized novelist husband, and made up our minds to write down a bestseller. yet then Kear discovers the good novelist's voluptuous muse (and not likely first wife), Rosie. The energetic, loving heroine as soon as gave Driffield sufficient fabric to final a life-time, yet now her reminiscence casts an embarrissing shadow over his occupation and good image.  Wise, witty, deeply enjoyable, Cakes and Ale is Maugham at his best.

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