Encore (1951)

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Compilation of three Somerset Maugham short stories. 1. The Ant and the Grasshopper. The story of two brothers, one hardworking and respectable, the other a worthless charmer. 2. Winter cruise. The ship's captain and his officers plot to silence a garrulous middle-aged spinster. 3. Gigolo and Gigolette. A dare-devil performer loses her nerve.

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