W Somerset Maugham
London: 1908, William Heinemann
First Edition, Condition: As New. Certain pages are minimally faded, a book plate has been added by a previous owner.
THE EXPLORER is a story of the proud Allertons whose fortune has been squandered, and whose three-hundred-year estate Hamlyn's Purlieu stands to be lost to the family. Lucy and George Allerton, brother and sister, are resolved to overcome the mistakes of their father, Fred Allerton.
A powerful exploration of relationships and familial bonds by a true master of the human psyche.