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The boat smells overpoweringly of the paraffin with which she is run. The
kanakas wear blue cotton trousers and nothing else; the cook is dressed in dirty,
ragged whites. The captain wears a blue flannel shirt, open at the neck, an old
grey felt ...
The Blue. He came out straight from Oxford, where he got his football blue, and
he has been here five years. He is now a magistrate on one of the islands and is
the only white man on it. When he has a vacation he comes to Suva and drinks ...
burnt face with sunken cheeks; his eyes are blue and smiling. He is clean-shaven
, but for a small toothbrush moustache. His hair, cut short, is hardly grey. He is
loose-jointed and his gestures are easy and graceful. He is dressed without ...
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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