Christmas Holiday: Vintage Christmas by W. Somerset MaughamChristmas Holiday: Vintage Christmas by W. Somerset Maugham

Christmas Holiday: Vintage Christmas

byW. Somerset Maugham

Mass Market Paperback | November 24, 2015

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     At the age of twenty-three, Charlie Mason is endowed with good looks, good manners and a happy disposition. Following three years at Cambridge and one in his father's business, he is now looking forward to a jaunt in Paris with Simon Fenimore, his oldest friend.Yet Paris is not what he expects. And in just a few days his young eyes are opened to the horror and ugly drama of its underworld. Published before the outbreak of war in 1939, Maugham's purpose in Christmas Holiday was to warn the complacent, insular British middle-class of the immense upheavals taking place on the Continent.
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 the success of his first novel, Liza of La...
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Title:Christmas Holiday: Vintage ChristmasFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.9 × 4.3 × 0.6 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099599937

ISBN - 13:9780099599937

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