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The secret lives of Somerset Maugham : a biography /

He was a brilliant teller of tales, one of the most widely read authors of the twentieth century, and at one time the most famous writer in the world, yet W. Somerset Maugham's own true story has never been fully told. At last, the fascinating truth is revealed in a landmark biography by the aw...

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Main Author: Hastings, Selina.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Random House, c2010.
Edition:1st U.S. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • A Blackstable boyhood
  • At St. Thomas's Hospital
  • A writer by instinct
  • Le chat blanc
  • England's dramatist
  • Syrie
  • Code name "Somerville"
  • Behind The painted veil
  • A world of veranda and prahu
  • Separation
  • The Villa Mauresque
  • Master Hacky
  • The teller of tales
  • An exercise in propaganda
  • The Bronzino boy
  • Betrayal.