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ground beside them heaps of great silver fish, each one gory from the spear
wound which had killed it. I waited for a time and then someone uttered a word of
warning, everyone sprang to attention with poised spear, and all at once a shoal
In the pools fish dart about and now and then an eel raises a vicious head.
Lobster-catching: you go along the reef at night with hurricane lamps and walk,
peering right and left, into every nook and cranny; fish slither away frightened by
We put down a couple of lines with the innards of fish on them and caught a
tunny that must have weighed the best part of forty pounds. Catching sharks.
Toward evening you attach the lights of a large fish to a hook and then tie the line
to a ...
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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