Theatre

Theatre

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by W. Somerset Maugham
     
 

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THEATRE is W. Somerset Maugham's tale about London's theatrical world. Julia Lambert, a brilliant actress in her forties, projects stage values into her own personal life. Julia seeks variety in her numerous affairs, but always emerges unscathed and unattached. Emotions and commitments not dictated in a script seem beyond her grasp.

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THEATRE is W. Somerset Maugham's tale about London's theatrical world. Julia Lambert, a brilliant actress in her forties, projects stage values into her own personal life. Julia seeks variety in her numerous affairs, but always emerges unscathed and unattached. Emotions and commitments not dictated in a script seem beyond her grasp.

"THEATRE is a superb entainment--a skillful discourse on vanity, jealousy, spite and sexual possessiveness." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)

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Library Journal
Delany isn't the only author Vintage is keeping afloat. Published in 1939, 1937, and 1940, respectively, these novels follow Maugham's popular theme whereby people whose seemingly steady lives become completely and utterly altered. Note also that Up at the Villa was made into a feature film in 2000, which may draw additional readers. Maugham is always a quick and pleasant read. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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"Brilliant. The sheer, unmatched skill with which Mr. Maugham has told his tale would fill any novelist with envy."–Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780434456093
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/10/1998
Pages:
293

Meet the Author

William Somerset Maugham, famous as novelist, playwright and short story writer, was born in 1874, and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King’s School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas’ Hospital with a view to practising medicine, but left to focus exclusively on writing. In 1927, he settled in the south of France, and lived there until his death in 1965.

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Theatre 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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