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Subject: Cakes and Ale
Date Posted: 10/17/2008 8:41 PM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2008
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so, I spent some time at the bookstore today and picked up W. Somerset Maugham's Cakes and Ale because it looked interesting.

Upon returning home, I went on here and was looking around for it to see what other people thought of it.  There was only one review and it doesn't appear to be available for swap at this point in time.

Has anyone read it and what are your thoughts?

Date Posted: 10/18/2008 10:25 AM ET
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I haven't read it yet, but it's on my TBR here at home.  It sounds good.  I'll be curious to hear what others think. 

Hannah-down further there are message boards for certain genres-maybe if you post this on the Classic Lit message board you'll find some opinions too.  Just a thought!

Last Edited on: 10/18/08 10:27 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 10/18/2008 11:46 AM ET
Member Since: 8/3/2008
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I have it on my reminder list, but I don't know if I'll ever actually acquire it or just get it from the library eventually.

Subject: Cakes and Ale
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 6:11 PM ET
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I am a huge Somerset Maugham fan. Cakes and Ale is great, but I am biased. My favorite of his books is 'The Moon and Sixpence', followed closely by 'Of Human Bondage'.