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His features were rather large, his face rather square, but notwithstanding his
beauty was striking. But there was in his countenance more than beauty; for the
sombreness of his expression, almost surly in moments of repose, his large dark
He is a thin man, with a peaked face and thinning short red hair. He talks with a
Scottish accent in a very low, quiet voice. He is a precise, rather pedantic little
man. # Sharp. An engineer, formerly in the U.S. Navy. He is married to a half-
caste in ...
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