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The skeptical romancer

W. Somerset Maugham

The skeptical romancer

selected travel writing

by W. Somerset Maugham

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965 -- Travel,
  • Maugham, W. Somerset -- 1874-1965 -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. Somerset Maugham ; edited and introduced by Pico Iyer.
    GenreNotebooks, sketchbooks, etc, Biography
    SeriesEveryman"s library -- 324
    ContributionsIyer, Pico.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.A86 S49 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 196 p. ;
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23963383M
    ISBN 100307272125
    ISBN 109780307272126
    LC Control Number2009279509

    In The Skeptical Romancer, acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer selects vignettes of Maugham's wise and vivid prose that track his transformation from a boyish traveler in Spain to a worldly man of letters, looking back on India, China, Russia, and America. Beginning with an early book on Spain and culminating in excerpts from old age, this 2/5(2). Our book this month was Somerset Maugham's The Skeptical Romancer, a collection of his travel writings from the s. Most aggreed that Maugham's writings still seemed fresh although a couple of us rated the book only average. This was our second visit to Barbette, and we gave it outstanding marks. The next book is David Lodge's Deaf Sentence.

    Pico Iyer was born in Oxford, England in , to parents from India, and educated at Eton, Oxford and he has been writing books and since he has been based in rural Japan with his longtime sweetheart, while spending part of each year in a Benedictine hermitage in California.   Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at work.&#;From nearly five decades, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate journal. In it Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    in the book, 'The Skeptical Romancer- Selected Travel Writings' It is a rainy day in Ho Chi Minh City, we are coming to the close of the monsoon season, or so they say. I am actually kind of enjoying it, the temps have eased a bit (81F/27C) and it has given me an excuse to curl up with a new : Jeanne Henriques. Best of W. Somerset Maugham The Skeptical Romancer: Selected Travel Writing by. W. Somerset Maugham. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. flag this list 91 books 14 voters list created May 8th.


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