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Goin' Steady

Ever wonder how some novelists are so darned prolific? HOW do they write book after book after book? HOW do they write so fast? What is their secret? 778 more words

THE MAGICIAN (1926): SILENT HORROR FILM

Halloween month continues here at Balladeer’s Blog! 

THE MAGICIAN (1926) – This early MGM movie was adapted from Somerset Maugham’s novel based on the notorious Aleister Crowley. 354 more words

Balladeer's Blog

Quotes & Snippets • Ernest Thesiger

The British stage and screen actor Ernest Thesiger was certainly quite a character. He originally studied at the Slade School of Art but settled on acting instead of painting. 346 more words

Theatre

Book Review: Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham

Of Human Bondage is all about the dangers of falling in love with a SLUT! Just kidding, it’s not really about that. I apologise. It’s actually a wonderfully tender story about coming of age, discovering one’s authentic sense of self, and having a clubfoot. 197 more words

Books

A Reader's Diary, 24 September 2014

R.C.Sherriff’s First World War play, Journey’s End, was one of five chosen to represent the best of early 20th century English drama in Modern Plays… 1,250 more words

Literature
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham
Art

"Don't Worry About It. You Still Have Two Weeks."

THE FIRST RULE OF LOVE: when you know you have it, fight for it, sacrifice for it; or watch…as it slips from your fingers. Love is a jealous ruler who seeks unquestioning, unfailing allegiance. 3,696 more words

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