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The collector of these books was of a serious turn of mind, for I found the works of
Descartes and an imposing history of the world, a history of France in many
volumes and a translation of Hume's History of England. There was a large
edition of ...
William Somerset Maugham. variety, ranging from pale turquoise to the brightest,
clearest green; and there the setting sun will turn it for a short moment to liquid
gold. Then there is the colour of the coral, brown, white, pink, red, purple; and the
The boat continued to turn, like a wheel, and then we caught hold of the gunwale
with a greater sense of security, only to feel the boat turn again, forcing us under
water, and the whole business repeated itself. This went on for I don't know how ...
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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