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Such success as the book had was due to a lucky chance. It augured nothing for
my future. But this I did not know. Fisher Unwin pressed me to write another much
longer book about the slums. He told me that was what the public wanted from ...
Success. It is the most difficult thing the writer has to cope with. When after a long
and bitter struggle he has at last achieved it he finds that it spreads a snare to
entangle and destroy him. Few of us have the determination to avoid its perils.
world; it must be very stubborn if it is not modified by the softening influences of
success. Success besides often bears within itself the seed of destruction, for it
may very well cut the author off from the material that was its occasion. He enters
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