Liza of Lambeth

Liza of Lambeth

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by W. Somerset Maugham
     
 

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LIZA OF LAMBETH is Maugham's first novel, and such is its power that it remains as vital today as when first written. Liza is a warm-hearted young girl, stifled by life in a London tenement.

Liza has been bred to it and externally can cope. But the heart is the problem: it craves love and affection.

"A fine book...shows all the promise of the author's later

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LIZA OF LAMBETH is Maugham's first novel, and such is its power that it remains as vital today as when first written. Liza is a warm-hearted young girl, stifled by life in a London tenement.

Liza has been bred to it and externally can cope. But the heart is the problem: it craves love and affection.

"A fine book...shows all the promise of the author's later stories." (Editorial Reviews)

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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

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ISBN-13:
9781598185935
Publisher:
Aegypan
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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I believe the modern writer who influenced me most is Somerset Maugham, whom I admire more intensely for his power of telling a story straightforwardly and without frills.

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