Human Bondage

Human Bondage

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The first and most autobiographical of Maugham's masterpieces. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, he settles in London to train as a doctor where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a tortured and masochistic affair. "From the Trade Paperback edition."

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Product details

  • Paperback | 628 pages
  • 104 x 172 x 34mm | 339.99g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Bantam USA
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 055321392X
  • 9780553213928
  • 87,528

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" The modern writer who has influenced me the most." - George Orwell " One of my favourite writers." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez " A writer of great dedication." - Graham Greene "From the Trade Paperback edition."

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The first and most autobiographical of Maugham's masterpieces. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, he settles in London to train as a doctor where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a tortured and masochistic affair. "From the Trade Paperback edition.

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About W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in 1874. He trained as a doctor in London where he started writing his first novels. In 1926 he bought a house in Cap Ferrat, France, which was to become a meeting place for a number of writers, artists and politicians. He died in 1965. "From the Trade Paperback edition."

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