Great novelists and their novels: essays on the ten greatest novels of the world and the men and women who wrote them

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J. C. Winston Co., 1948 - Literary Criticism - 245 pages
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Contents

The Ten Best Novels of the World
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Leo Tolstoy and War and Peace 17
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Henry Fielding and Tow Jones
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About the author (1948)

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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