You are here

W. Somerset Maugham

Liza of Lambeth

Description: 

Liza of Lambeth (1897) was W. Somerset Maugham's first novel, which he wrote while working as a doctor at a hospital in Lambeth, then a working class district of London. It depicts the short life and death of Liza Kemp, an 18-year-old factory worker who lives together with her aging mother in the fictional Vere Street off Westminster Bridge Road (real) in Lambeth. All in all, it gives the reader an interesting insight into the everyday lives of working class Londoners at the turn of the century.

Price: $0.00

The Trembling of a Leaf

Description: 

The Trembling of a Leaf is written by W. Somerset Maugham. The sea is flat and shining. The flying fish, a gleam of shadow on the brightness of a mirror, make little fountains of sparkling drops when they dip. There are fleecy clouds on the horizon, and at sunset they take strange shapes so that it is impossible not to believe that you see a range of lofty mountains. They are the mountains of the country of your dreams.

Price: $0.00

The Moon and Sixpence

Description: 

The Moon and Sixpence is written by W. Somerset Maugham. Loosely based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin, the story is told as a series of glimpses into the life of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged English stock broker who abandons his wife and children in order to pursue painting in Tahiti.

Price: $0.00

On a Chinese Screen

Description: 

On a Chinese Screen is written by W. Somerset Maugham . There are fifty-eight sketches in this collection, portraits including European residents in China as well as native types.

Price: $0.00

The Magician

Description: 

The Magician is written by W. Somerset Maugham. Together with a Fragment of Autobiography.

Price: $0.00

The Explorer

Description: 

A story of the proud Allertons whose fortune has been squandered, and whose three-hundred-year estate Hamlyn's Purlieu stands to be lost to the family. Lucy and George Allerton, brother and sister, are resolved to overcome the mistakes of their father, Fred Allerton.

Price: $0.00

..