Somerset Maugham

a biographical and critical study. by Richard Albert Cordell

Publisher: Indiana University Press in Bloomington

Written in English
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  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965.
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W. Somerset Maugham, Writer: Quartet. Popular British novelist, playwright, short-story writer and the highest-paid author in the world in the s, Somerset Maugham graduated in from St. Thomas' Medical School and qualified as a doctor, but abandoned medicine after the success of his first novels and plays. During World War I he worked as a secret agent and in settled in Occupation: Writer, Actor. William Somerset Maugham (–) was born in Paris, the son of a British embassy official, and grew up in pridepdf.icu studied medicine and officially qualified as a doctor before turning to writing. One of the twentieth century’s most popular novelists as well as a celebrated playwright, critic, and short-story writer, he also served as a secret agent for the British during World War I. May 01,  · Categories Book Reviews, Somerset Maugham Reviews Tags Dr. Macphail, gloria swanson, joan crawford, maugham's rain, miss thompson, missionary v/s prostitute, pago pago, Rain, rain short story, Reverend Davidson, review of somerset muagham's short story rain, rita hayworth, sadie thompson in maugham's rain, somerset maugham's rain, south seas. William Somerset Maugham (), English playwright and author wrote Of Human Bondage (); He did not know how wide a country, arid and precipitous, must be crossed before the traveller through life comes to an acceptance of reality.

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Mar 14,  · W. Somerset Maugham's "Of Human Bondage" is one of the best books I have ever read about the trials and tribulations that a human being goes through just prior to his teenage years, during his teenage years, and just before entering adulthood/5().

Jun 21,  · Theatre [W. Somerset Maugham] on pridepdf.icu *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Theatre, W. Somerset Somerset Maugham book author of the classic novels Of Human Bondage and Up at the Villa –introduces us to Julia Lambert/5(33).

Free download or read online The Razors Edge pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by W. Somerset Maugham. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Elliott Templeton, Larry Darrell. The book has been /5. Sep 12,  · Maugham tried hard to be a gentleman but finally it wasn't in his nature. A life in letters: W Somerset Maugham.

Born 25 January in Paris. His mother, Edith Mary, died when he was eight and. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of W Somerset Maugham books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Free download or read online Theatre pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by W. Somerset Maugham. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Julia Lambert, Michael Gosselyn.

The book has been awarded with /5. Nov 14,  · The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham was a quick read. I enjoyed the plot immensely, however the main character, Kitty, I was not impressed by.

I believe the point of the story was to understand the process of change that we all go through in life - through the eyes of one annoying and ignorant young woman/5().

Apr 04,  · W. Somerset Maugham 25 January - 16 December William Somerset Maugham was born at the British Embassy in Paris, France, where his father was an English lawyer handling the legal affairs of the British pridepdf.icun works: The Painted Veil, Cakes and Ale, Up at the Villa, The Narrow Corner, Of Human Bondage.

Somerset Maugham’s masterwork is the coming-of-age story of Philip Carey, a sensitive young man consumed by an unrequited and self-destructive love.

Born with a clubfoot, Philip is orphaned as. Sep 09,  · The Razor's Edge came recommend to me from a source I trust. And while it hasn't made my list of greatest books written, it is a good book to read.

It's tough to give a synopsis of the book, since like so many other British writers there isn't much of a plot, more of a portrait of a group within society/5.

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Somerset Maugham $ Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), Rain; a play in three acts, founded on W. Somerset Maugham's story, "Miss Thompson", (New York, Boni and Liveright, [c]), also by John Colton and Clemence Randolph (page images at HathiTrust).

See all books authored by W. Somerset Maugham, including Of Human Bondage, and The Razor's Edge, and more on pridepdf.icu Looking for books by W. Somerset Maugham. See all books authored by W. Somerset Maugham, including Of Human Bondage, and The Razor's Edge, and more on pridepdf.icu We personally assess every book's quality and.

Jan 03,  · Depends. Maugham was a great short-story writer, but by now his stories have been collected and reassembled in so many different volumes that it’s very difficult to suggest a particular title.

Be sure to read stories like “Rain”, “The Outstation”. Jan 21,  · W. Somerset Maugham, English novelist, playwright, and short-story writer whose work is characterized by a clear unadorned style, cosmopolitan settings, and a shrewd understanding of human nature.

Maugham was orphaned at the age of 10; he was. William Somerset Maugham, CH (January 25, Paris, France – December 16, Nice, France) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story writer, one of the most popular authors of the s and reportedly the highest paid.

Somerset Maugham's irony and cool detachment make him an acknowledged master of the short story. The stories collected here are typical of Maugham's wry perception of human weakness and his unique talent for evoking a sense of time and place.

About Maugham: Collected Short Stories. These 30 short stories, comprising Somerset Maugham’s first collection, are set in locations ranging from England, France and. Somerset Maugham was one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century, and his travel writing has long been considered among his finest work.

Now, acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer maps out a masterful tour of these vivid, evocative pieces that. Mar 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Of Human Bondage book by W. Somerset Maugham. It is very difficult for a writer of my generation, if he is honest, to pretend indifference to the work of Somerset Maugham, wrote Gore Vidal.

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Somerset Maugham Vintage Book 1st Ed. $ +$ shipping. The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphong by W Somerset Maugham. Somerset Maugham is associated more with sundowners on South Sea islands, and the high life on the French Riviera, than with intrepid travel pridepdf.icuers: 71K.

William Somerset Maugham was born in and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King’s School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas’s Hospital with the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published inwon him over to letters.4/5(32).

Jul 25,  · InWilliam Somerset Maugham’s nephew, Robin, his own literary efforts having not amounted to much, informed his wealthy and famous uncle that Author: David Leavitt. First edition, second issue, with the misprint corrected at line 4, page 1 vols.

8vo. The Magnum Opus, Inscribed. Inscribed simply by Maugham on the front free endpaper in ink: "For Paul North / W. Somerset Maugham." Inscribed copies of the true first (American) edition of Maugham's most famous book are extremely scarce, from any period.

William Somerset Maugham was born in and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University.

He spent some time at St. Thomas' Hospital with the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published inwon him over to letters.4/5(32). Popular British novelist, playwright, short-story writer and the highest-paid author in the world in the s, Somerset Maugham graduated in from St.

Thomas' Medical School and qualified as a doctor, but abandoned medicine after the success of his first novels and plays. Of Human Bondage, semiautobiographical novel by W. Somerset Maugham, published in and considered his masterwork.

It is a perceptive depiction of the emotional isolation of a young man and his eventual insight into life. Born with a club foot, Philip Carey is acutely sensitive about his.

Learn more about W. Somerset Maugham. Browse W. Somerset Maugham’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. The book amply illustrated the powers of observation and ear for dialogue that were to be Maugham’s Somerset Maugham 16/3/11, am9.

10 w. somerset maugham hallmarks, and it sold strongly following favourable reviews. The handsome young doctor, writing with w. somerset maugham. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.Ashenden was the first ‘realistic’ spy novel. So authors like John le Carré, Graham Greene and Len Deighton follow in the pattern suggested by Somerset Maugham.

The stories are not really realistic though, as Somerset Maugham himself explained. The work of the agent in the Intelligence Department is on the whole extremely monotonous.W.

Somerset Maugham wrote his masterpiece, 'Of human bondage', to free himself from the demons that haunted him from his heart wrenching, childhood and difficult young adulthood. The miserable vicarage where he grew up after the death of his adored parents, his embarrassing handicap, his humiliation by a lover, and his quest for meaning in life all appear in the story Maugham himself called 4/5(56).