Fb2 The Merry-Go-Round (His Complete works) ePub
by W. Somerset Maugham
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William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874. He trained as a doctor in London where he started writing his first novels. Also by w. somerset maugham.
William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874. He achieved fame in 1907 with the production of Lady Friedrich, and by 1908 he had four plays running simultaneously in London. In 1926 he bought a house in Cap Ferrat, France, which was to become a meeting place for a number of writers, artists and politicians. The Moon and Sixpence.
Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. Born in the British Embassy in Paris, where his father worked, Maugham was an orphan by the age of ten. He was raised by an uncle, who tried to persuade the.
His books are a tonic Maugham himself regarded his approach in this book as affected and . For an early novel by Maugham, The Merry-Go-Round surprised me with just how satisfying it was, both intellectually and emotionally.
His books are a tonic. The "merry-go-round" was his term for London at the turn of the century. His narrator, Miss Ley, is a shrewd and amusing elderly spinster, something like Maugham in drag. Maugham himself regarded his approach in this book as affected and "precious," and wrote later that he was afraid to let himself go. It shows. For some reason I expected something stuffier and lacking in heart. I was very pleased to be wrong.
With that completed, he was eager to assist the war effort once more. There is no grave for Maugham. His ashes were scattered near the Maugham Library, The King's School, Canterbury.
Some critics have assumed that the years Maugham spent studying medicine were a creative dead end, but Maugham felt the contrary. With that completed, he was eager to assist the war effort once more. As he was unable to return to his ambulance unit, Syrie arranged for him to be introduced to a high-ranking intelligence officer known only as ". In September 1915, Maugham began work in Switzerland, secretly gathering and passing on intelligence while posing as himself - that is, as a writer.
The Merry-Go-Round, an early and largely forgotten novel from W. Somerset Maugham is not considered his best, but it’s one . Somerset Maugham is not considered his best, but it’s one of my favourites. The Merry-Go-Round was written in 1904 following Mrs Craddock (another great favourite) in 1902. The main character in Mrs Craddock is Bertha Ley, and she’s the niece of Miss Mary Ley, the main character in The Merry-Go-Round. Set in Edwardian England, The Merry-Go-Round concerns the troubled relationships between several people. The central character is Miss Ley, a spinster who inherits a comfortable sum of money from a cantankerous.
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William Somerset Maugham was born in 1874 and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas' Hospital with the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published in 1897, won him over to literature.
William Somerset Maugham was born on 25 January 1874 and was to. .His life was certainly full, as the short biography at the end of this book will attest to, but it is also a life full of marvellous works and dedication to his art.
William Somerset Maugham was born on 25 January 1874 and was to become a playwright and novelist of staggering talent. Losing both his parents at age 10, he was raised by a paternal uncle. Maugham eventually trained and qualified as a doctor. Here we publish The Merry Go Round.
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