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There was a clump of tall fir trees, dark and ragged, their sombre green veiled in
a silver mist, as though the hoar-frost of a hundred winters had endured into the
summer as a chill vapour. In front of them, at the edge of the hill up which in ...
They are tall and well-made, their nose is flattish, their eyes are large and their
lips full and sensual. Their hair is dark and crisply curling. They incline to fat, and
the women, graceful and slender in youth, with age become very stout. When
Then he came in, a tall thin man with white hair, a sallow dark skin and a flat nose
. He talked a great deal in a loud rasping voice ; he seemed to like the sound of it.
He spoke in a formal elaborate way, using in conversation words which we are ...
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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