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Up at the villa

W. Somerset Maugham

Up at the villa

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Somerset Maugham.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18366574M
    ISBN 100749304316
    LC Control Number91036159
    OCLC/WorldCa24737798

      Maugham in Up at the Villa takes Chekhov’s advice literally. At the end of the first chapter, there are three separate times when we are told that the heroine is bringing a gun with her. The heroine is Mary Panton, a young woman living in a sixteenth century villa with “a magnificent view of Florence.”.   Up at the Villa is, sadly, not a biopic of Andy Gray but a sort of Merchant-Ivory noir drama set in Florence in the late 30s, and based on a novella by W Somerset Maugham.

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