Rain and Other Stories

Category: Classic, Anthology, Historical Fiction

W. Somerset Maugham is one of the best-loved short story writers of the last 100 years. In this collection of his finest short work Maugham takes the listener to the sun-drenched Pacific islands where the Governor mercilessly abuses the inhabitants;
Expand text... to the story "Rain", in which the Reverend and the prostitute play out one of the most famous finales ever written; to the studies of chauvinistic Colonels, and snide conversations in Edwardian drawing rooms, as well as at the gates of heaven. As an introduction to one of the greatest writers in the English language Stephen Crossley's reading is the perfect place to start.

1. Intro
2. "The Pacific"
3. "Mackintosh"
4. "Rain"
5. "Envoi"
6."The Casuarina Tree"
7. "The Letter"
8."Sanatorium"
9. "Jane"
10. "The Judgement Seat"
11. "The Colonel's Lady"
12. "The Verger"

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Rain and Other Stories - Part 1

Rain and Other Stories - Part 2

Rain and Other Stories - Part 3

Rain and Other Stories - Part 4

Rain and Other Stories - Part 5

Rain and Other Stories - Part 6

Rain and Other Stories - Part 7

Rain and Other Stories - Part 8

Rain and Other Stories - Part 9