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1915 We were sitting in a wine shop in Capri when Norman came in and told us
that T. was about to shoot himself. We were startled. Norman said that when T.
told him what he was going to do he could think of no reason to dissuade him.
Passing along the road by car to Hyderabad from Bida I saw a large crowd, the
usual Indian crowd, women in bright saris, men in dhoties, ox wagons, cows—I
thought it was a small market, but my bearer told me it was the place where a ...
He travelled with him for nine months and then the boy told him his story. He was
a descendant of one of the Javanese sultans, married, with a child; his wife and
child died and, heartbroken, he retired into the jungle to lead the life of a Sadhu.
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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