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The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham

This is the meanest book I’ve read in a long time.

The Painted Veil opens with a husband arriving home early to find his wife, Kitty, the main character, in bed with his boss.  1,070 more words

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Red By W. Somerset Maugham

Red is the name of a person to be begin with. He was young and good looking and naturally fell in love with Sally, the native girl in an island of South Sea, like Adam fell in love with Eva. 687 more words

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OF HUMAN BONDAGE ( W. Somerset Maugham)

This is an amazing achievement and is rightly said to be Maugham’s masterpiece. So neatly written and with such scope. The book is an account of man’s hopeless entrapment in the human condition: our inextricable bond to our body, to carers and school, religion, society, lovers, and finally to our mortal end. 346 more words


Review – For Services Rendered, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 29th August 2015

First Chichester weekend of the year, and a joint visit with our friends Lord Liverpool and the Countess of Cockfosters. The last time we saw them was for a show in Edinburgh, and it poured with rain. 1,281 more words

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Kim Novak in 'Of Human Bondage' (1964)

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Weekly Quote #9

“If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.” (Somerset Maugham)

I found this week’s quote over on… 113 more words

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Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

The most difficult part of this book was trying to explain to people what it was about after they learned the title. 618 more words