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In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its
blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a ... The morning
crept out of a dark cloud like an unbidden guest uncertain of his welcome. C. G.
and I ...
Fat Miller : a stout, very dark man with a round face and the manner of a buffoon
oddly at variance with a kind of innate dignity. The Hula-Hula. A small room with
papered walls, decorated with Californian pennants and furnished with cheap ...
From the house to the river a pathway was made of roughly-hewn planks so that
you should not have to walk in the mud of the track, but when the tide is low you
have to climb up slippery banks of mud, dark and slimy, into which you sink ...
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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