A seasonal quotation …

With a journey before him, Charley Mason’s mother was anxious that he should make a good breakfast, but he was too excited to eat. It was Christmas Eve and he was going to Paris.

This morning, I found this book in one of my bookcases (yes, I was ‘playing’ with my books again), but couldn’t resist sharing the festive quote of the opening lines with you. Somehow, I feel that that Charley will find the dark underbelly of the City of Light in Maugham’s 1939 novel. I hope to read on and find out.

Meanwhile, let me wish you all A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

0 thoughts on “A seasonal quotation …

    • gaskella says:

      Thanks Mystica – A very happy Christmas to you too. This cover is actually nicer than the one I have, but I’m looking forward to reading the book anyway.

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