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The Swiss is a little man with a square German head, a head too large for his
body, bald, with a long, untidy moustache. His wife is matronly, stout and red-
faced, with brown hair severely brushed back. She gives you the impression of
It is a little misshapen dwarf, perched strangely on a tiny seat at the top of a stout
pole high enough to bring him above the heads of the passers-by; and the pole is
upheld by a sturdy peasant who collects the alms of the charitable. The dwarf ...
He turned his head away again slightly and resumed his concentrated meditation
, again looking as it were over my shoulder. He remained like this for perhaps
another quarter of an hour, no one saying a word, the other persons in the room ...
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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