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The summing up

W. Somerset Maugham (Author)
This book is rare among literary autobiographies for its scope and honesty. While Maugham analyzes his work in drama and fiction, this is far more than a list of publishing triumphs. He sorts 40 years of experience and gives us the distillation of his ethic and philosophy. Like many other successful authors Maugham started as a physician, but writing called him early. At 23, based on his experiences in a slum hospital, he wrote "Liza of Lambeth", an immediate success, and thereafter left to others the care of vermiform appendices
Print Book, English, 2022
Hassell Street Press an imprint of Creative Media Partners, [Place of publication not identified], 2022
autobiographies (literary works)
202 pages ; 25 cm
9781014405166, 1014405165
Originally published: Harmonsworth: Penguin Books, 1963
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