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All interpretation , all attempts to say what such a sequence means , are left to us
. Maugham merely records the sequence . In his life and in his writing , Maugham
appears to have found a tone which was a perfect disguise , which kept the ...
He can be perfectly sincere in his creative emotion and yet there is someone else
within him who is capable of cocking a ... that enables him , like the gods , to
create human beings prevents him from achieving perfect truth in their creation .
... favoured lands in which the earth produces her plenty without excessive labour
, where the pleasures and pains of the individual are those incidental to the
human race , it has seemed to me that there the perfect life was perfectly realized
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review