Sheppey A Play In Three Acts None

  • Title: Sheppey: A Play In Three Acts
  • Author: W. Somerset Maugham
  • ISBN: 9780405078484
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. W. Somerset Maugham

      William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874 He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English, a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style His parents died early and, after an unhappy boyhood, which he recorded poignantly in Of Human Bondage, Maugham became a qualified physician But writing was his true vocation For ten years before his first success, he almost literally starved while pouring out novels and plays During World War I, Maugham worked for the British Secret Service He travelled all over the world, and made many visits to America After World War II, Maugham made his home in south of France and continued to move between England and Nice till his death in 1965.

    479 thoughts on “Sheppey: A Play In Three Acts”

    1. Maugham s retelling of a Sufi story about Death, which is itself a retelling of a story from the Talmud The setting is Depression era West London, and the title character is a hairdresser who wins the Irish lottery With his new winnings, he decides to follow the biblical command to sell everything and give all of the money to the poor.Maugham has a lot of fun skewering the simple, hopeful approach of Sheppey and the cynical, survival of the fittest approach of his daughter and future son in law [...]

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