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The Critique: Somerset Maugham

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

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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.

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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

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