William Somerset Maugham

  • Of human bondage

    Of human bondage
    a semi-autobiographical account of a young medical student’s painful progress toward maturity;
  • the moon and sixepence

    the moon and sixepence
    an account of an unconventional artist, suggested by the life of Paul Gauguin
  • Cakes an Ales

    Cakes an Ales
    , the story of a famous novelist, which is thought to contain caricatures of Thomas Hardy and Hugh Walpole;