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Christmas Holiday

(1939)
A novel by

 
 
For Christmas, Charley Mason's father granted him a trip to Paris, all expenses paid. It should have been a lark, but on his first night Charley meets a woman whose story will forever change his life.

For Lydia has seen tragedy. The Russian Revolution displaced her family, left her homeless, fatherless. And for reasons that elude Charley, Lydia pines for a man half a world away--a dope dealer and murderer whose sins Lydia seeks to absolve through her own self- destruction. Haunting, erotic, deeply effecting, Christmas Holiday explores two souls capsized by compassion--and the confusion that engulfed a generation in the days between the Great Wars.


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Hardback Editions

October 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: Christmas Holiday (The Collected Edition of the Works of W. Somerset Maugham)
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-434-45611-X / 978-0-434-45611-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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June 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Christmas Holiday (W. Somerset Maugham Works)
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-405-07809-9 / 978-0-405-07809-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub
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Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday: Vintage Christmas
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-09-959993-7 / 978-0-09-959993-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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May 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-09-928685-8 / 978-0-09-928685-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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December 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-375-72461-3 / 978-0-375-72461-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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December 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-7493-0434-0 / 978-0-7493-0434-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
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November 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-330-25541-X / 978-0-330-25541-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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September 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 0-14-002646-0 / 978-0-14-002646-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

November 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Christmas Holiday
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

December 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Christmas Holiday (W. Somerset Maugham) (Literary Thoughts Edition)
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: epubli
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January 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Christmas Holiday (Vintage International)
Author(s): W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon