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Mrs Craddock Paperback – 5 Jan 2001

ISBN-13: 978-0099288800 ISBN-10: 009928880X Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing; 1 edition (2 November 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 009928880X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099288800
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 222 g
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"He is a decade ahead of D.H. Lawrence in his portrayal of a woman with a passionate sexual attraction" (Washington Post)

"Maugham's best work as a novelist...ahead of its time" (New York Times)

About the Author

William Somerset Maugham was born in 1874 and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas' Hospital with the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published in 1897, won him over to literature. Of Human Bondage, the first of his masterpieces, came out in 1915, and with the publication in 1919 of The Moon and Sixpence his reputation as a novelist was established. At the same time his fame as a successful playwright and writer was being consolidated with acclaimed productions of various plays and the publication of several short story collections. His other works include travel books, essays, criticism and the autobiographical The Summing Up and A Writer's Notebook. In 1927 Somerset Maugham settled in the South of France and lived there until his death in 1965

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