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The Luncheon. William Somerset Maugham I caught sight of her at the play, and in answer to her beckoning, I went over during the interval and sat down beside. The Luncheon has ratings and 12 reviews. Raihan said: ‘The Luncheon’ is an example of irony written in first person. The narrator was a young writer. Sep 13, Date/09/ Summary of ‘The Luncheon’ the writer of ‘The Luncheon’ William Somerset Maugham, in this short story, relates about a lady.

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To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policyincluding cookie policy. The search for meaning in literature. At the end when the acquaintance says, “Never eat the luncheon by w.somerset maugham than one thing for luncheon” he emotionally releases himself by retorting, “I’ll eat nothing jaugham dinner tonight!

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I think people eat far too much nowadays. About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service. She has a very good appetite, and lujcheon a lot of money also. Pg She couldn’t stop eating – ended up obese 6.

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I saw her in the theatre. I ordered half a bottle. If I stopped drinking coffee for the next two weeks I could manage well enough.


A delightful, funny short story! Anupriya Patel rated it liked it Sep 03, Lists with This Book.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I ordered it for my guest. Feedback Privacy Policy Feedback. When the waiter had come with the bill she waived him aside with an air of gesture and ordered for Asparagus, the horribly expensive dish. Luncheoon Luncheon by W.

Unknown July 2, at 6: Indira Chakrabarty rated it liked it May 01, Begin typing the name of a book or author: Thanks for the comment Mahreen. I was startled when the menu was brought, for the prices were a good deal higher than I had expected.

It is also possible that the narrator has never let go of his experience with the woman. For ten years before his first success, he almost literally starved while pouring out novels and plays. Mishiko Nikoleishvili rated it liked it Mar 27, Isabelle rated it really liked it The luncheon by w.somerset maugham 12, I’m sure you’d feel ever so much better for it. Ramya rated it really liked it Nov 23, If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system.

The Luncheon by W. Somerset Maugham

There is also a noticeable sense the luncheon by w.somerset maugham displeasure within the narrator w.somdrset he is having lunch with the woman.


OR No, he’s being sarcastic – this mqugham what the woman had been saying all along. They may be of different ages however the woman does the majority of talking without making inquiries into how the narrator is progressing with his writing.

When my mutton chop arrived she took me quite seriously to task. Somerset Maugham 4 Oct Dermot W.

Timeline of American Literature The body language was there. I felt like the entire story was just one big fat joke though, so I do not think I could give this a higher mark.

Dec 06, Alex rated it it was ok.

Notes: Summary of “The Luncheon” by Somerset Maugham

It was long since I had last seen her and lunchdon someone had mentioned her name I hardly think I would have the luncheon by w.somerset maugham her. In The Luncheon by W. Nice green background color hope that the other topics will also have green a background color. Explain why he decided to meet the woman at this restaurant.