Stories By W Somerset Maugham

Anton Lesser reads stories with a twist from a past master.


01The Wash Tub20041227

An unlikely refugee arrives in lovely Positano.

Who can he be?

02Mr Know All20041228

On board, all eyes settle on a string of pearls.

Will an expert unearth the mystery?

03The Promise20041229

His lunch date fails to show.

But who is that sitting nearby?

04The Poet20041230

The master wordsmith has a venerable reputation.

But should he still be visited?

05 LASTLouise20041231

She has a talent for marriage, many marriages.

So what is her secret?