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Download On a Chinese Screen Book Ë ô W somerset maugham Õ [Ebook] ➣ On a Chinese Screen By W Somerset Maugham – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Maugham spent the winter months of 1919 travelling 1500 miles up the Yangtze river Alwaysinterested in people than places he noted down acute and finely craftedMaugham spent the winter months of 1919 travelling 1500 miles up the Yangtze river Alwaysinterested in people than places he noted down acute and finely crafted sketches of those he met on countless scraps of paper In the resulting collection we encounter Western missionaries army officers and company managers who are culturally out of their depth in the immensity of the Chinese civilisation Maugham keenly observes and gently ridicules their dogged and oblivious persistence with the life they knowWilliam Somerset Maugham 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965 was an English playwright novelist and short story writer He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author of the 1930s Maugham was orphaned by the age of ten but after an unhappy childhood he flourished when he moved to London to study medicine as a young man giving him plenty of inspiration for his literary ambitions His first novel Liza of Lambeth sold out in a matter of weeks prompting Maugham to leave medicine and embark on a 65 year career as a man of letters By 1914 he was famous with ten successful plays produced and ten novels published In 1917 he was asked by the British Secret Intelligence Service now MI6 to undertake a special mission in Russia; an experience which would go on to inspire Ashenden a collection of short stories about a gentlemanly spy that influenced Ian Fleming’s James Bond series Maugham’s most famous works include Of Human Bondage a semiautobiographical novel The Moon and Sixpence Cakes and Ale and The Razor’s Edge His writing has inspired a string of over 35 film adaptations and has influenced many notable authors including Anthony Burgess George Orwell and Gabriel Garcia Maruez

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Maugham spent the winter months of 1919 travelling 1500 miles up the Yangtze river Alwaysinterested in people than places he noted down acute and finely crafted sketches of those he met on countless scraps of paper In the resulting collection we encounter Western missionaries army officers and company managers who are culturally out of their depth in the immensity of the Chinese civilisation Maugham keenly observes and gently ridicules their dogged and oblivious persistence with the life they knowWilliam Somerset Maugham 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965 was an English playwright novelist and short story writer He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author of the 1930s Maugham was orphaned by the age of ten but after an unhappy childhood he flourished when he moved to London to study medicine as a young man giving him plenty of inspiration for his literary ambitions His first novel Liza of Lambeth sold out in a matter of weeks prompting Maugham to leave medicine and embark on a 65 year career as a man of letters By 1914 he was famous with ten successful plays produced and ten novels published In 1917 he was asked by the British Secret Intelligence Service now MI6 to undertake a special mission in Russia; an experience which would go on to inspire Ashenden a collection of short stories about a gentlemanly spy that influenced Ian Fleming’s James Bond series Maugham’s most famous works include Of Human Bondage a semiautobiographical novel The Moon and Sixpence Cakes and Ale and The Razor’s Edge His writing has inspired a string of over 35 film adaptations and has influenced many notable authors including Anthony Burgess George Orwell and Gabriel Garcia Maruez

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On a Chinese ScreenMaugham spent the winter months of 1919 travelling 1500 miles up the Yangtze river Alwaysinterested in people than places he noted down acute and finely crafted sketches of those he met on countless scraps of paper In the resulting collection we encounter Western missionaries army officers and company managers who are culturally out of their depth in the immensity of the Chinese civilisation Maugham keenly observes and gently ridicules their dogged and oblivious persistence with the life they knowWilliam Somerset Maugham 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965 was an English playwright novelist and short story writer He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author of the 1930s Maugham was orphaned by the age of ten but after an unhappy childhood he flourished when he moved to London to study medicine as a young man giving him plenty of inspiration for his literary ambitions His first novel Liza of Lambeth sold out in a matter of weeks prompting Maugham to leave medicine and embark on a 65 year career as a man of letters By 1914 he was famous with ten successful plays produced and ten novels published In 1917 he was asked by the British Secret Intelligence Service now MI6 to undertake a special mission in Russia; an experience which would go on to inspire Ashenden a collection of short stories about a gentlemanly spy that influenced Ian Fleming’s James Bond series Maugham’s most famous works include Of Human Bondage a semiautobiographical novel The Moon and Sixpence Cakes and Ale and The Razor’s Edge His writing has inspired a string of over 35 film adaptations and has influenced many notable authors including Anthony Burgess George Orwell and Gabriel Garcia Maruez