Vintage Books USA, 9780375724633, 304pp.
Publication Date: March 13, 2001
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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"Brilliant. The sheer, unmatched skill with which Mr. Maugham has told his tale would fill any novelist with envy."–Chicago Tribune