The Luncheon has ratings and 12 reviews. Raihan said: ‘The Luncheon’ is an example of irony written in first person. The narrator was a young writer. The Luncheon. William Somerset Maugham I caught sight of her at the play, and in answer to her beckoning, I went over during the interval and sat down beside. W. Somerset Maugham ( – ) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. . “The Luncheon”, March , Nash’s Magazine. “The Round.

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Michael Grogan rated it really liked it Jun 13, The Luncheon by W. The Illustrated London News. July 1, at 2: While she was passing through Paris, the writer invited her for a luncheon as courtesy. Suggest reasons why the writer does not name the woman in the story.

I told the waiter to bring caviar. The humor was at its level best in the story. While the woman departed with a full stomach. Great language, well written, but uninteresting story.

Thanks for writing this summary it helps me a lot to complete my activity. At the start, he is nervous about accepting the invitation to the fancy restaurants she proposes, but she assures him she never orders much—except, during the lunch, she orders many dishes and only eats one at a time.


She wanted to meet him there – She wanted to chat with him – he was flattered that she wanted to have lkncheon with him. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. His meeting was fixed on Thursday, at half past twelve, through correspondence. Setting – Paris — Restaurant Currency: Since the author has only eighty francs to last him the rest of the month, he is anxious about eating at the restaurant where French senators dine that she suggests. Pg He’s comparing the pinkish colour of the peaches to the colour of a young girl’s cheeks.

A Bibliography of the Works of W. Lyceum TheatreNew York.

The Luncheon by W. Somerset Maugham

Ramya rated it really liked it Nov 23, w.somerst This was really well written, and I enjoyed the vivid scenery of the work. Nice green background color hope that the other topics will also have green a background color. He travelled all over the world, and made many visits to America.

Diksha rated it it was amazing Aug 29, I am sure you would feel so much better for it. It is as though he knows that the responsibility for the cost of the lunch is on his shoulders even though the woman arranged to meet for lunch.


What is a summary of “The Luncheon” by W. Somerset Maugham?

Why Find the Theme? It is also interesting that there is no real dynamic between the narrator and the woman. Nov 20, Shubham Sharma rated it really liked it. She addressed me brightly.

Then, he feels humiliated for being used manipulated to satisfy her expensive food tastes only. Give it a read as well If you loved this.

It was twenty years ago and I was living in Paris. But I was flattered and was too young to have learned to say ny to a woman.

List of works by W. Somerset Maugham

Irony – pg Says one thing, but does another – She wanted luncheeon meet with him to chat to him – but we are not told what they chat about. The waiter asked her if she would have something while it was being cooked. Posted by Changbang Limbu at 6:

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