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    DescriptionThe 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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    Title
    Human Bondage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) W. Somerset Maugham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 628
    Width: 104 mm
    Height: 172 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553213928
    ISBN 10: 055321392X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC21: 823.912
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    B&T Approval Code: A25403252
    DC22: 823/.912
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC classification: PR6025.A86 O4 1991
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam USA
    Publication date
    01 June 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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."
    Review quote
    "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.