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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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Mr Kelly responded in a similar fashion, before getting a taxi from the pub to his old house later on that night, where his ex-wife still lived and where she and Maugham had been drinking that evening.
Commenting on the need for transparency in airport and airline charges, Maugham added: 'In the UK and around the world, the issue of complex charges is an area where far greater progress needs to be made to ensure better transparency and competition.
Maugham's missionary is constantly and sanctimoniously studying, reading aloud and quoting from the Bible.
Only when one looks at the discreetly concealed notes does one realize the breadth and depth of her research into the long and complicated life of William Somerset Maugham.
As Mrs Somerset Maugham, she established her business during the 1920s on Baker Street, just to the south of the Eyre Estate; by 1930, she had become famous for her innovative white decorative schemes.
TO JUDGE FROM THE FATE OF WILLIAM Somerset Maugham, a writer who wants to escape the attention of biographers cannot do worse than to ask his friends to burn his letters.
If we think of Somerset Maugham today it is in terms of the East: the sweaty lands of Empire and rubber plantations, second-class steamers and adventurers in lagoons and gentlemen's clubs.
Behind Maugham she spotted Burns, still sulking, arms wrapped tightly around his dreary cloak.
SOMERSET MAUGHAM How to decipher the photograph: beauties in swimsuits in the midst of carnage the carnal world is impotent to end chase the crown of Miss Sarajevo.
The former Gold Blend advert star Sharon Maugham really is going to need a hot coffee after running naked through a forest to flee kidnappers.
London, August 30 (ANI): English novelist Somerset Maugham has been exposed as an unkind father who inflicted cruelty on his daughter, Liza, in newly discovered tapes.