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Since he wrote plays I suppose he must be counted as a man of letters, but surely
there can have been seldom a man of letters ... He attached no great importance
to his plays; but it exasperated him to have his best play, The Tyranny of Tears, ...
The vifia-player. He was a stoutish man of forty, cleanshaven, with all the front
part of his head shaven too; his hair, long at the back, was tied in a knot. He was
dressed in a dhoty and a collarless shirt. He sat on the floor to play. His
This is slender baggage, two or three plays and a dozen short stories, with which
to set out on a journey to the future, but it is better than nothing. And if I am
mistaken and I am forgotten a month after my death I shall know nothing about it.
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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