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He wrote several novels, of which one, Poil de Carotte, was very successful. It is
the story of his own childhood, the story of a little uncouth boy whose harsh and
unnatural mother leads him a wretched life. Renard's method of writing, without ...
... or a novel, thinking it might entertain the reader who chanced to remember one
or the other, to see on what materials I ... after the sheltered and confined
existence, perverted by fond fancies and the reading of novels, which was natural
to a ...
Some years ago I decided to write four more novels and then have done with
fiction also. One I have written. (I do not count a war novel that I wrote as part of
the war work I was asked to do in America and which I found a weariness to do),
but I ...
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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