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He was proud of his school in Fiji and his pupils, almost all of them natives, and
carried on a correspondence still with his old pupils in Australia. It was strange in
that funny little hotel to hear him talk of Shakespeare and Milton to the two men ...
But I never wrote it. Bau. It is a tiny island at the mouth of the river and within the
reef, so small that in half an hour you can walk right round it, and separated from
other land only by about half a mile of water. It was formerly the capital of Fiji, ...
It is a ship belonging to the Union S.S. line, and does the trip from Auckland to
Apia via Fiji and Tonga. It is thirty-six years old, twelve hundred tons, and very
dirty, overrun with rats and cockroaches, but steady and a wonderful sea boat,
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review