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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 ...
The plays and the novels are a slightly different matter, if only because they
involve larger and more sustained excursions away from the pose of the casual
story-teller. Maugham's plays are skillful and intelligent, but even the best of them
This is slender baggage, two or three plays and a dozen short stories, with which
to set out on a journey to the future, but it is better than nothing. And if I am
mistaken and I am forgotten a month after my death I shall know nothing about it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JBreedlove - LibraryThing
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