Smith: A Novel Based on the Play by W. Somerset Maugham

Duffield
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Duffield
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Dec 31, 1911
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307
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 One of the most popular writers of Interwar Britain, W. Somerset Maugham earned vast sums as a playwright, novelist and master of the short story. His work is characterised by a clear unadorned style, cosmopolitan settings and a perceptive understanding of human nature. The novel ‘Of Human Bondage’ (1915) is generally regarded as his masterpiece, offering a semi-autobiographical account of a young medical student’s painful progress toward maturity. This comprehensive eBook presents Maugham’s collected works, featuring all the novels in the US public domain, with numerous illustrations, rare stories, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Maugham’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* All 10 novels in the US public domain, with individual contents tables

* Features rare works appearing for the first time in digital publishing

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Rare short stories only available in this collection

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the stories you want to read

* Includes a selection of Maugham’s non-fiction and plays

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: 10 novels and the short stories published after 1922 cannot appear in this collection due to copyright. When new texts enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update.


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CONTENTS:


The Novels

LIZA OF LAMBETH

THE MAKING OF A SAINT

THE HERO

MRS CRADDOCK

THE MERRY-GO-ROUND

THE BISHOP’S APRON

THE EXPLORER

THE MAGICIAN

OF HUMAN BONDAGE

THE MOON AND SIXPENCE


The Short Stories

INTRODUCTION TO THE SHORT STORIES

THE SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

THE SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Plays

A MAN OF HONOUR

LADY FREDERICK

JACK STRAW

MRS DOT

PENELOPE

THE EXPLORER

THE TENTH MAN

LANDED GENTRY

THE LAND OF PROMISE

THE UNKNOWN

THE CIRCLE

CAESAR’S WIFE

EAST OF SUEZ


Selected Non-Fiction

THE LAND OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN

ON A CHINESE SCREEN


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