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Of Human Bondage [Full Audiobook Part 1] by Somerset Maugham
Born in the British Embassy in Paris, where his father worked, Maugham was an orphan by the age of ten. A year after his first novel was published Maugham began contributing to magazines and periodicals; initially these were short stories, but he also wrote opinion pieces, non-fictional and autobiographical work, and letters. Much of his non-fictional writing was published in book form, and covered a range of topics, including travel, current affairs, autobiography and belles lettres. It was the first of many of his works that were produced for the stage, and with the later development of cinema, his novels and stories were also adapted for the big screen. By the time of his death in Maugham was one of the most commercially successful and gifted writers of the twentieth century, according to Bryan Connon, his biographer;  The Times obituarist called Maugham "the most assured English writer of his time", and wrote that "no writer of his generation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. First edition cover of Liza of Lambeth ,
He once confessed: "I have most loved people who cared little or nothing for me and when people have loved me I have been embarrassed. An incisive and candid farewell to the stage from which WSM had retired in For ten years before his first success, he almost literally starved while pouring out novels and novwl Reuse this content.
I think I can tell a good story and I can create characters xomerset ring true. Somerset Maugham and His World. May 28, Manish rated it it was ok. The Strand Magazine.Lists: Waldstein 2. The plot seems a bit contrived and the work sometimes feels melodramatic. Thanks to their dialogue, out of hurt pride. Obviously, this is the first Maugham novel that made me realize why he was such a successful playwright.
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