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Maugham

W(illiam) Somerset. 1874--1965, English writer. His works include the novels Of Human Bondage (1915) and Cakes and Ale (1930), short stories, and comedies
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In both works, as Maugham writes, "Desire is sad"--even tragic.
Arguably, Maugham represents a version of the writer which needs change, adventure and risk in order to succeed.
Selina Hastings' excellent The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham may not be the final word on [Maugham], but hers is a perspective likely to endure.
The tapes paint a vivid picture of a childhood tormented by the dysfunctional relationship of her parents, Maugham and Syrie.
To show you what I'm talking about, artist Don Brandes and I have invented an imaginary Syrie Maugham room, above, complete with many of her signature elements.
Based on a 1947 Somerset Maugham novel Theatre, Being Julia originated, Harwood explained, with "a brilliant young British producer called Mark Milln.
Maugham was born in France in 1874 to British parents who were affectionate and reasonable by Victorian standards, albeit often absent.
Maugham explained the source of the obscurity with which they wrote:
Projectors prices are decreasing dramatically each year, even as the number of lumens each provides continues to increase, says Jodi Maugham, project manager for Epson's video projector technologies.
Dreiser's prose by these 12 features is far away from that of Maugham 1 (101.
Jefferson's quote is one among an online collection on the subject of liberty--including this one, from novelist Somerset Maugham (describing ancient Athens): "In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security.
Based on a terrific Somerset Maugham story, the movie is filled with intrigue and nasty surprises plus a lovely performance from Scott Thomas as Mary who seems like a smart girl but turns out to be a couple of Ferrero Rocher short of an Ambassador's party.