|W. Somerset Maugham. xi NEXT DAY Julia had lunch with Charles Tamerley. His |
father, the Marquess of Dennorant, had married an heiress and he had inherited
a considerable fortune. Julia often went to the lunch parties he was fond of ...
|In Up at the Villa, W. Somerset Maugham portrays a wealthy young English woman who finds herself confronted rather brutally by the repercussions of whimsy.|
|His last major novel, The Razor's Edge, published in 1944, was a departure for him in many ways. While much of the novel takes place in Europe, its main characters are American, not British.|