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Title: The Colonel's Lady

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Title: The Colonel's Lady Title Record # 424691
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Date: 1946-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: - First published in magazine, Good Housekeeping, March 1946. - Reprinted in Creatures of Circumstance (1947), Maugham's last short story collection. - Reprinted in The Complete Short Stories (1951, Heinemann, 3 vols.). - Also reprinted in Quartet (1948), together with a screenplay based on it (but not written by Maugham). - Source for all above: Raymond Toole Stott: Bibliography of the Works of W. Somerset Maugham (Second Revised Edition, 1973).
Synopsis: The Colonel completely discounts his childless wife Evie until he finds, upon reading a book of passionate poems that she's published to critical acclaim, that ten years earlier she had an affair with a younger man. He's left wondering why he never caught on until now and why he never sees the passionate and attractive side of his wife.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Tales of the Unexpected 1988-00-00 ed. uncredited Penguin Books 0-14-010644-8
£1.95?£: UK pound
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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