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Up at the Villa Summary
W. Somerset Maugham

Everything you need to understand or teach Up at the Villa by W. Somerset Maugham.

  • Up at the Villa Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Up at the Villa Summary

Plot Summary

Mary Panton is recovering from the ordeals of losing her husband and dealing with attorneys in the mess that's left of their financial situation, when she has the opportunity to spend some time as a guest at a Tuscan villa owned by the Leonards. She finds herself spending a great deal of time seeing the sights, but then stops the running around and spends time at the villa, on the porch or in the garden, and it's there that her soul begins the process of recovery. She is joined by a family friend, Edgar Swift, who has always loved Mary and now seems to waiting for the perfect moment to ask her hand in marriage. Mary remains unsure right up to the moment that Edgar, who is leaving to accept an appointment as governor of Bengal, asks for her hand in marriage. Rather than giving him an answer...

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