Description - The Land of the Blessed Virgin by W Somerset Maugham
William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story writer. He was one of the most popular authors of his era, and reputedly the highest paid of his profession during the 1930s. By 1914 he was famous, with 10 plays produced and 10 published novels. His masterpiece is generally agreed to be Of Human Bondage (1915), a semi-autobiographical novel that deals with the life of the main character Philip Carey, who like Maugham, was orphaned, and brought up by his pious uncle. His last major novel, The Razor's Edge, published in 1944, was a departure for him in many ways. While much of the novel takes place in Europe, its main characters are American, not British. His other works include: Liza of Lambeth (1897), Mrs Craddock (1902), A Man of Honour (1903), The Land of the Blessed Virgin (1905), The Bishop's Apron (1906), Lady Frederick (1907), The Magician (1908), Home and Beauty (1909), The Moon and Sixpence (1919), The Circle (1921), The Trembling of a Leaf (1921), and On a Chinese Screen (1922).
Buy The Land of the Blessed Virgin by W Somerset Maugham from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(229mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Publisher: Dodo Press
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - The Land of the Blessed Virgin by W Somerset Maugham
Book Reviews - The Land of the Blessed Virgin by W Somerset Maugham
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Land of the Blessed Virgin book by W Somerset Maugham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)