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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


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

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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


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


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

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