Tag Archives: W Somerset Maugham

The Critique: Somerset Maugham

People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise. Somerset Maugham

Posted in Quotation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Women And Cynicism: Somerset Maugham

No man in his heart is quite so cynical as a well-bred woman Somerset Maugham A Writer’s Notebook, 1896 (published  1949) The image is by Jules Joseph Lefebvre by Wikimedia.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Poor Henry James!: Somerset Maugham

Poor Henry, he’s spending eternity wandering round and round a stately park and the fence is just too high for him to peep over and they’re having tea just too far away for him to hear what the countess is … Continue reading

Posted in Prose | Tagged , , | 2 Comments