Of Human Bondage

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General Books LLC, 2009 - Fiction - 552 pages
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1915 Original Publisher: W. Heinemann Subjects: Fiction / Literary Fiction / Coming of Age Fiction / Classics Fiction / Literary Fiction / Coming of Age Juvenile Fiction / Family / Orphans

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User Review  - Cecilturtle - LibraryThing

Although quasi-interminable, I really enjoyed this novel. With a strong tea and lots of time, I was able to dive into Carey's life: his passions, mistakes, character faults and qualities. Maugham ... Read full review

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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

A tale of a young man's life which captures modern Western existence. Philip Carey, a middle-class but not wealthy orphan, grows to manhood. He has what appears to him a shameful disability (a club ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Writer William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris on January 25, 1874. He attended St. Thomas's Medical School in London. A prolific writer, Maugham produced novels, short stories, plays, and an autobiographical novel, "Of Human Bondage." Although he remains popular for his novels and short stories, when he was alive his plays, now dated, were also popular, and in 1908 four of his plays ran simultaneously. Maugham died in Nice, France, on December 16, 1965.

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