Theatre: a novel
1st Vintage international ed.
In Theatre , W. Somerset Maugham-the author of the classic novels Of Human Bondage and Up at the Villa -introduces us to Julia Lambert, a woman of breathtaking poise and talent whose looks have stood by her forty-six years. She is one of the greatest actresses England-so good, in fact, that perhaps she never stops acting. It seems that noting can ruffle her satin feathers, until a quiet stranger who challenges Julia's very sense of self. As a result, she will endure rejection for the first time, her capacity as a mother will be affronted, and her ability to put on whatever face she desired for her public will prove limited. In Theatre , Maugham subtly exposes the tensions and triumphs that occur when acting and reality blend together, and-for Julia-ultimately reverse.
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|author||Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.|
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|record_details||ils:.b1050462x|Book|Books|1st Vintage international ed.|English|Vintage International,|2001.|292 p. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Actresses -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Middle-aged women -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction, Young men -- Fiction|
|title_display||Theatre : a novel|
|title_full||Theatre : a novel / W. Somerset Maugham|
|topic_facet||Actresses, Married women, Middle-aged women, Rejection (Psychology), Young men|