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“It gave me quite a turn,” he said when he told me. # I had just come from London.
I went into the dining-room and there I saw my old aunt sitting at her table and at
work. The lamp was lit. I went up to her and touched her on the shoulder; she ...
The fantastic nineties stirred the intelligent from their apathy, making them
restless and discontented, but gave them nothing satisfying. Old idols were
shattered, but those set up in their place were papier maché. The nineties talked
a great ...
Gerald, R. and I scrambled from beneath the awning under which we had been
lying, and suddenly the boat gave way under us and we found ourselves in the
water. It was surging and storming round us. My first impulse was to swim for the
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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