A Writer's Notebook [NOOK Book]

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Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at work. From nearly five decades, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate journal. In it we see the budding of his incomparable vision and his remarkable career as a writer. Covering the years from his time as a youthful medical student in London to a seasoned world traveler around the world, it is playful, sharp witted, and ...
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A Writer's Notebook

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Overview

Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at work. From nearly five decades, Somerset Maugham recorded an intimate journal. In it we see the budding of his incomparable vision and his remarkable career as a writer. Covering the years from his time as a youthful medical student in London to a seasoned world traveler around the world, it is playful, sharp witted, and always revealing. Undoubtedly one of his most significant works, A Writer's Notebook is a must for Maugham fans and anyone interested in the creative process.
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“A lively and sympathetic intelligence...the practised hand of a master-craftsman.” –Malcolm Muggeridge
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307816153
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/15/2012
  • Series: Vintage International
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 449,123
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

W. Somerset Maugham was one of the twentieth century's most popular novelists, as well as a celebrated playwright, critic, and short story writer. He was born in Paris but grew up in England and served as secret agent for the British during World War I. He wrote many novels, including the classics Of Human Bondage, The Razor's Edge, Cakes and Ale, Christmas Holiday, Moon and Sixpence, Theatre, and Up at the Villa.
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