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Somerset Maugham

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  • Others, such as Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, and John Le Carré, have evoked a more reflective mood of monotony and disenchantment, which, nevertheless, has its own brand of clandestine romance.

    Spooky Business

  • Ada’s circle was wide: she was acquainted with many writers of repute such as Somerset Maugham, Ronald Firbank, Percy Wyndham Lewis and T. S.Eliot.

    Ada Leverson.

  • In fact, they have a long history in English fiction, from Henry James's "The Aspern Papers" to Somerset Maugham's "Cakes and Ale" to A.S. Byatt's "Possession."

    The (Private) Lives of the Poets

  • The collection of novelist Somerset Maugham was coming up for sale and both Chatwin and Mr. Strauss wanted to shine as its cataloger.

    An Eye for the Art Market: Specialists Share Secrets

  • Thousands of insects began to buzz; birds trilled; and, as Somerset Maugham put it, you could practically “see the herbage grow before your very eyes.”

    A Covert Affair

  • Eliot was famous, and he was a man, and she turned him, as she did Somerset Maugham and Bertrand Russell, into a leathery old lizard.

    Portraits of the artists

  • Mark Blayney's self-published novel has won a Somerset Maugham prize for young authors.

    Beryl Bainbridge earns a Booker at last

  • The denouement of "Ghost-Writer" is, in fact, reminiscent of Somerset Maugham, a no-nonsense writer who had no use for James's involuted ambiguities.

    Her Master's Voice From the Other Side

  • "Graham Sutherland: An Unfinished World" is an eye-opening exhibition of works on paper by an artist whose fame in the 1950s was equal to that of the subjects of his portraits, such as Somerset Maugham and Winston Churchill, but whose reputation has since fallen into steep decline.

    More Beauty in Oxford

  • He begins one agreeable paragraph as follows: "He was always too popular and readable to win much critical acclaim"—not quite true, I thought, till he explained that he was talking about Somerset Maugham.

    Adventures in Greeneland

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