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- adj. Reminiscent of W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965), English playwright and novelist.
Maugham + -esque (Wiktionary)
Set on the steam ship making its way home to England from Rangoon, the outline looks like an attempt to return not only to the Maughamesque narrative conceits of his apprentice days but also to the scene of his political and literary grounding.