The Great Novels and Short Stories of Somerset Maugham

Author(s): W. Somerset Maugham

Short Stories

This compilation contains three complete novels and eight major short stories from the canon of one of the twentieth century's most enduringly popular fiction writers. From London to Hong Kong, from Paris to Pago Pago, in Samoa or Malaya or on a Tahitian tropical isle, the men and women in this collection of masterfully crafted tales inhabit exotic, mysterious worlds--and at their own peril invade the dark territory of the human heart. Somerset Maugham, a noted English novelist, playwright, and author of masterly short stories, spent several months in the Pacific in 1916 and 1917 during an interlude in his service in British intelligence during World War I. Several of his works have been made into movies and plays, including Razor's Edge, Of Human Bondage, Cakes and Ale, Rain, and The Moon and Sixpence.

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This compilation contains three complete novels and eight major short stories from the canon of one of the twentieth century's most enduringly popular fiction writers.

W.SOMERSET MAUGHAM (1874-1965) is perhaps the most widely read author since Charles Dickens and the most commercially successful writer of all times. He died in 1965 at the age of ninety-one.

General Fields

  • : 9781628737844
  • : Skyhorse Publishing
  • : Skyhorse Publishing
  • : March 2014
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 35mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2014
  • : books

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  • : W. Somerset Maugham
  • : Paperback
  • : 314
  • : 823.912
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