The Hero (Classic Unabridged Edition): One of the first novels by a prolific British Playwright, Novelist and Short Story writer, author of “The Painted Veil”, “Of Human Bondage”, “Cakes and Ale”, “The Magician” and “The Moon and Sixpence”

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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Hero (Classic Unabridged Edition)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. Excerpt: “But human sorrow is like water in an earthen pot. Little by little Colonel Parsons forgot his misery; he had turned it over in his mind so often that at last he grew confused. It became then only a deep wound partly healed, scarring over; and he began to take an interest in the affairs of the life surrounding him. He could read his paper without every word stabbing him by some chance association; and there is nothing like the daily and thorough perusal of a newspaper for dulling a man's brain. He pottered about his garden gossiping with the gardener; made little alterations in the house—bricks and mortar are like an anodyne; he collected stamps; played bezique with his wife; and finally, in his mild, gentle way, found peace of mind….”
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Published on
Apr 10, 2015
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Pages
248
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ISBN
9788026833673
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Military
Fiction / War & Military
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