Somerset Maugham, Collection Novels II
by Somerset Maugham


Overview - William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. The first run of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (1897), sold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full-time.  Read more...

 
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Overview
William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. The first run of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (1897), sold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full-time. During the First World War, he served with the Red Cross and in the ambulance corps, before being recruited in 1916 into the British Secret Intelligence Service, for which he worked in Switzerland and Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. During and after the war, he traveled in India and Southeast Asia; all of these experiences were reflected in later short stories and novels. Maugham's masterpiece is generally agreed to be Of Human Bondage, a semiautobiographical novel that deals with the life of the main character Philip Carey, who, like Maugham, was orphaned, and brought up by his pious uncle. In this book: The Merry-go-round Mrs. Craddock Liza of Lambeth The Hero The Explorer The Trembling of a Leaf Little Stories of the South Sea Islands

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781505244946
  • ISBN-10: 1505244943
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: November 2014
  • Page Count: 434
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds


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