Tuesday, December 17, 7pm
Left Bank Books
Join Shakespeare Festival Reads for a reading group discussion of Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham!
Cakes and Ale is a delicious satire of London literary society between the Wars. Social climber Alroy Kear is flattered when he is selected by Edward Driffield's wife to pen the official biography of her lionized novelist husband, and determined to write a bestseller. But then Kear discovers the great novelist's voluptuous muse (and unlikely first wife), Rosie. The lively, loving heroine once gave Driffield enough material to last a lifetime, but now her memory casts an embarrissing shadow over his career and respectable image. Wise, witty, deeply satisfying, Cakes and Ale is Maugham at his best.
Get Cakes and Ale for 20% off in store and online during the months of November and December!
Parking: Lot one block north; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.