W. Somerset Maugham, novelist, essayist, dramatist

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  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965.

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First published in 1925.

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Statementby Charles Hanson Towne [and others] With a note on novel writing by Mr. Maughem.
ContributionsTowne, Charles Hanson, 1877-1949.
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Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16689376M

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