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There is another reason why the antagonisms of authors in France are more
envenomed than in England; their public is too small to support their great
number: we have a public of two hundred millions; they have one of forty. There
is plenty of ...
Didn't they show acumen when they informed themselves accurately on
conditions in France so that they were able to take advantage of its disunity,
unpreparedness and emotional instability? No, it isn't the Germans who were
imbeciles in ...
Of late I have been asked two or three times to write for the French papers and
magazines that have come into existence in England and America since the fall
of France. I have refused, but not from ill will, for I owe a great deal to France: 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