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Cakes and Ale

or The Skeleton in the Cupboard
Narrated by: Neil Hunt
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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Of all Somerset Maugham’s novels this is the most entertaining and arguably his best ever. Rosie is a barmaid with a heart of gold and a skeleton in her closet. Maugham’s portrait of her makes his novel fairly glow with witty observations of the contemporary literary scene. Features Willie Ashenden, who resurfaces in Maugham’s Ashenden.

©1930 William Somerset Maugham (P)1987 Recorded Books, LLC

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  • Thomas
  • St. Augustine, FL, United States
  • 01-03-19

Great character, a little slow towards the end

but still gratifying. narration is a perfect match for the tale. a soothing, thoughtful listen. recommended.