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Rich, young protagonist goes to Paris to visit old friend. Old friend, unfortunately, has become a die-hard communist and doesn't want to deal with pr...
Bertha Ley announces on her 21st birthday that she intends to marry Edward Craddock, whom her family think is not good enough for her. After their ho...
Of Human Bondage
Philip Care, an orphan is brought up by his aunt and uncle to take a vocation in the church; however, he defies his uncle and makes an important decis...
Of Human Destiny
Philip Carey becomes an orphan as a young teen and is sent to live with his clergyman uncle and aunt, a childless couple. He attends a prep school ...
The Moon and Sixpence
Charles Strickland disappears with no explanation. The narrator, having been sent in pursuit by the grieving and confused wife of Strickland, tracks h...
The Razor's Edge
In Maugham's Razor's Edge, a writer comes upon Isabel, Gary, Elliot and their friend Larry, and discovers lies and lives threaded between them. He als...
The Summing Up
Maugham's masterly commentary on life, literature and the pursuit of his craft of writing....
The Trembling of a Leaf
"The Fall of Edward Bernard": A young man, Edward Barnard, abandons the capitalistic society of Chicago for a natural, meditative life in the South Pa...
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