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The favorite short stories of W. Somerset Maugham

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Doubleday, Doran , Garden City, N.Y
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LC ClassificationsPR6025.A86 F3 1934
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The Favorite Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 14 stories:RainRedThe lett /5. The Favorite Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 17 stories:The letter --The v /5. THE FAVORITE SHORT STORIES OF W. Somerset Maugham * * * * * * DOUBLEDAY, DORAN & COMPANY, INC.

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Somerset Maugham,Doubleday, Doran edition, in EnglishPages: The Book-Bag The Round Dozen The Facts of Life Lord Mountdrago The Colonel’s Lady The Treasure Rain P&O Somerset Maugham 15/4/11, pm5. 7 Introduction Somerset Maugham’s short stories are among the most accessible in all English literature.

They are wonderfully easy to read. Maugham addresses the. this short stories collection includes more than 50 short stories by a famous british writer w. somerset maugham. contents: the punctiliousness of don sebastian a bad example de amicitia faith the choice of amyntas daisy the pacific mackintosh the fall of edward barnard red the pool honolulu rain envoi the rising of the curtain my lady's parlour the mongol chief the rolling stone the cabinet Reviews: M The Favorite Short Stories of W.

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Somerset Maugham is the acknowledged master of the short story, and his full range is represented in this collection.

In acclaimed stories such as 'Rain', 'The Letter', 'The Vessel of Wrath' and 'The Alien Corn', Maugham illustrates his wry perception of human weakness and his genius for evoking compelling drama and an acute sense of time and place/5(5).

The complete short stories of W. Somerset MaughamPenguin Books in association with Heinemann in English zzzz. Not in Library. Collected short storiesPenguin Books in English zzzz. Not in Library. Collected short stories [in 4 volumes]. About Collected Short Stories: Volume 1.

These 30 short stories, comprising Somerset Maugham’s first collection, are set in locations ranging from England, France and Spain to the silver sands of the South Pacific. They include “Rain,” “The Three Fat Women of Antibes,” “The Voice of the Turtle,” and “Before the Party.”.

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William Somerset Maugham was born in and educated at the King’s School, Canterbury and Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St Thomas’s Hospital as a medical student but was attracted from medicine to letters by the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (), in which he drew on what he had seen in the district served.

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Somerset (William Somerset), Publication date Publisher Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Pages:   During Maugham’s prolific year-long life he wrote 20 novels, 25 plays, and hundreds of short stories and magazine articles, many of which were made into movies.

Somerset Maugham. So, in when Maugham decided to list what he thought were the 10 best novels of all time, people took note. Not all agreed with him.

Somerset Maugham is, in my view, the best ever writer of short stories. Insightful, beautifully written and hugely informative. But the reader does well to remember the era in which the stories are written. Today some of the descriptions of people would be regarded as extremely racist, but, as I say, they reflect the attitudes and mores of the s: The Complete Short Stories of W.

Somerset Maugham - Volumes 1 & 2 The Books Are Near Fine, in Slipcase, Which Has Been Repaired with Tape. by Maugham, W. Somerset Seller Hammonds Books Published Condition Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Item Price $. Genre/Form: Fiction Short stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maugham, W.

Somerset (William Somerset), Favorite short stories of W. I like Maugham's short stories much better than the novels of his that I've read (The Razor's Edge and Of Human Bondage).

He excels at telling stories where things HAPPEN; the introduction to my edition, in which Maugham discusses the difference between stories with and without defined plots, is interesting in its own right and shows him as quite insightful about the strengths of his own work/5.

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We have more books available by this author. xx, [4],[3]; xv, [3],[5] pp. 8vo. Complete in two volumes with publisher's slipcase. A collection of the complete short stories of W.

Somerset Maugham, known for his novels The Razor's Edge, Of Human Bondage, and The Moon and Sixpence. Seller Inventory #   ‘Salvatore’ is a sketch of an Italian fisherman who was simple, humble, and a man full of goodness.

Maugham in this story wanted to bring out the goodness of the fisherman named Salvatore. He, therefore, tricks us by the first line which states ‘I wonder if I can do it’. We read it and then forget about it as we continue to be entranced by the simple but eventful life of Salvatore, the.

Somerset Maugham - 65 Short Stories. I was entertained by the proprietary, yet ironical air with which he showed me the city. 70 Short Stories: A Short Stories Collection - Kindle edition by Maugham, W. Somerset. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 70 Short Stories: A Short Stories s: 3. Somerset Maugham is widely regarded as one of the leading short story writers of all time, an author whose best work arguably rivals that of de Maupassant and Chekhov, and transcends writings of lesser figures like O.

Henry and H.H. Munro/5(4). In Home by W. Somerset Maugham we have the theme of letting go, respect, connection, doubt and honesty.

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Taken from his Collected Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the first person by an unnamed narrator and after reading the story the reader realises that Maugham may be exploring the theme of letting go. Collected Short Stories: Volume 3 (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) W.

Somerset Maugham $ - $ "Rain" is a short story by the British writer W. Somerset was originally published as "Miss Thompson" in the April issue of the American literary magazine The Smart Set.

The story is set on a Pacific island: a missionary's determination to reform a prostitute leads to tragedy. Get this from a library! The favorite short stories of W. Somerset Maugham. [W Somerset Maugham].

Author Bio for Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset) 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.William Somerset Maugham ( - ), British playwright, novelist, and short story writer, earned the distinction of highest paid author of the s.

Orphaned at the age of ten and raised by an emotionally cold uncle, Maugham decided to become a doctor, bucking the trend of .