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The remark suggests a career of confession, and it is true that Maugham is the
author of one long, intensely autobiographical novel: Of Human Bondage. He
himself describes the writing of the book as an act of therapy and exorcism: My ...
What is odd, in the light of Maugham's views, is that apart from Of Human
Bondage there is scarcely an autobiographical work among all the novels, plays,
stories, essays and travel books that Maugham wrote in a long and prolific life.
Even his ...
Among the novels, Of Human Bondage is taken by many people to be
Maugham's masterpiece, his “one great novel,” according to Malcolm Cowley,
who speculated on what he called the Somerset Maugham enigma: “Why has he
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