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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780553213928
Boek cover Of Human Bondage van W Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
A young man struggling for self-realization, Philip Carey becomes caught up in a destructive love affair with a waitress, in the classic novel of sexual obsession, self-discovery, and the complexities of human relationships. Reissue.
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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780099284864
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Boek cover The Razors Edge van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brillant characters - his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliot Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate American snob. The most ambitious of Maugham's novels, this is also one in which Maugham himself plays a considerable part as he wanders in and out of the story, to observe his characters struggling with their fates.
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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780099284963
Boek cover Of Human Bondage van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
A masterpiece of modern literature that mirrors Maugham's own career. Of Human Bondage is the first and most autobiographical of Maugham's novels. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, Philip settles in London to train as a doctor. And that is where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a formative, tortured and masochistic affair which very nearly ruins him.
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Engels | Druk: 15 | Paperback | 9780099286875
Boek cover The Painted Veil van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
Kitty Fane is the beautiful but shallow wife of Walter, a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. Unsatisfied by her marriage, she starts an affair with charming, attractive and exciting Charles Townsend. But when Walter discovers her deception, he exacts a strange and terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to his new posting in remote mainland China, where a cholera epidemic rages... First published to a storm of protest, The Painted Veil is a classic story of a woman's spiritual awakening.
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Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9780099287391
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Boek cover Collected Short Stories Volume 1 van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
Volume 1: Collected Short Stories Volume 1
This classic collection of stories moves from England, France and Spain to the silver sands of the South Pacific. It includes the famous story 'Rain', the tragedy of a narrow-minded and overzealous missionary and a prostitute, and 'The Three Fat Women of Antibes,' an extravagantly sardonic tale of abstention and greed, as well as a host of other brilliant tales.
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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780099428848
Boek cover Collected Short Stories Volume 2 van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
v. 2: Collected Short Stories Volume 2
The stories in this collection move from Malaya to America and England, and include some of Maugham's most famous tales; 'Flotsam and Jetsam', the story of an old woman trapped for years in a loveless marriage in the remote rubber plantations; 'The Man with the Scar', and notably the opening story 'The Vessel of Wrath', a tale of the unexpected love that grows between a devout missionary nurse and a drunken reprobate. In this second volume of his collected stories, Maugham illustrates his characteristic wry perception of human foibles and his genius for evoking compelling drama from an acute...
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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780099428855
Boek cover Collected Short Stories Volume 3 van W. Somerset Maugham (Paperback)
W. S. Maugham
The third volume of Somerset Maugham's Collected Short Stories, introduced by the author, contains the celebrated series about Ashenden, a secret service agent in World War I. Based on Maugham's own experiences with the British Intelligence service in Switzerland, the stories are vignettes in which he dramatises both the romance and absurdity of espionage as well as its ruthlessness and brutality. Accountable only to 'R', Ashenden travels all over the Continent on assignments which entangle him with such characters as the traitor Grantley Caypor, the passionate Guilia Lazzari, and the...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781409058427
Boek cover Ten Novels And Their Authors van W. Somerset Maugham (Onbekend)
Maugham's studies of the lives and masterpieces of ten great novelists are outstanding examples of literary criticism at its finest. Afforded here are some of the formulae of greatness in the genre, as well as the flaws and heresies which enfeeble it. Written by a master of fiction, Ten Novels and Their Authors is a unique and invaluable guide.
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9781629141565
Boek cover The Great Novels and Short Stories of Somerset Maugham van W. Somerset Maugham (Onbekend)
One of the Finest Writers of Short Stories Who Ever Lived
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...
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