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The Moon and Sixpence
The Moon and Sixpence
The Moon and Sixpence
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The Moon and Sixpence

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Based on the life of Paul Gauguin, "The Moon and Sixpence" is the story of Charles Strickland, an English banker who walks away from a life of privilege to pursue his passion to become a painter. Strickland leaves London for Paris and ultimately Tahiti. "The Moon and Sixpence" is the story of the demands that can be placed on a tortured artistic soul and the lives that it touches.
ИздательDigireads.com Publishing
Дата выпуска1 янв. 2010 г.
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W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1964) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Maugham studied medicine, later becoming a surgeon. In 1897, he published his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, which became so popular he took up writing full-time. By 1914, Maugham was famous, having published ten novels and produced ten plays. During World War I, he served as an ambulance driver—and occasional spy—and continued to write, publishing the controversial autobiographical novel Of Human Bondage (1915), one of his best-known works.

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