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The Moon and Sixpence - a book by Maugham, W. Somerset

The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence( )
Author: Maugham, W. Somerset
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.65
Book Description:

The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham - The Moon and Sixpence is a novel by W Somerset Maugham, told in episodic form by a first-person narrator, in a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character Charles Strickland, a middle-aged English stockbroker, who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist. The story is said to be loosely based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin.The novel is written largely from the point of...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 0.54 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Maugham, W. Somerset (Author)
Writer William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris on January 25, 1874. He attended St. Thomas's Medical School in London.

A prolific writer, Maugham produced novels, short stories, plays, and an autobiographical novel, "Of Human Bondage." Although he remains popular for his novels and short stories, when he was alive his plays, now dated, were also popular, and in 1908 four of his plays ran simultaneously.

Maugham died in Nice, France, on December 16, 1965.


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