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FLAKES : Think things through

By KATE GETAO More by Is it possible that when novelist W. Somerset Maugham wrote that, If 50 million people say something foolish, it is still foolish, he was predicting the effect of the Internet upon human conversation? Maybe not. I am told ... Daily Nation, 3 weeks ago

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Teen Drama? Occult Thriller? Gritty War Epic? 'Bone Clocks' Is All Three

"There are three rules for writing a novel," Somerset Maugham supposedly once said. But then he went on to add, "Unfortunately, no one knows what they are." David Mitchell's novels appear to have been written according to dozens of byzantine ...
 NPR3 weeks ago Teen Drama Occult Thriller Gritty War Epic Bone Clocks Is All Three  Big News Network3 weeks ago

The Circle is a bit like Downton Abbey meets Real Housewives

Somerset Maugham's "The Circle" is a little like "Downton Abbey" meets "The Real Housewives of New Jersey."It's the tale of Lady Catherine
 Big News Network1 month ago

Anthony Curtis Editor critic and authority on Henry James Virginia Woolf and particularly Somerset Maugham

In his time, Somerset Maugham was the epitome of the "man of letters". Neither his reputation nor that title have quite the ring they once had, but if any man did most to keep both
 Big News Network1 month ago

The 100 best novels No 44 Of Human Bondage by W Somerset Maugham

, EM Forster wrote: "The final test of a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, of anything else that we cannot define." He might have been writing
 Big News Network2 months ago

Book: Carnival-Short Stories

by Carnival: By various authors. Short stories have always fascinated me. Even as my entire class read W Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage with unflinching love for the novel, I picked up his short story collections first. Oscar Wilde, Saki and ...
 Femina2 months ago

Tricia's retro film review: The Secret Agent (1936)

The Secret Agent is the 1936 espionage film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on a book by W. Somerset Maugham. A British writer has learned that is own death has been faked and he is assigned a partner known as The General. They are sent to ...
 Examiner.com2 months ago

How London is becoming the new Monaco: Gap between the most expensive properties is closing fast thanks to 28% jump in British capital in just two years

Published: 58 shares With But a new study has found the gap between house prices in prime London and Monaco is closing. For decades, Monte Carlo has attracted the world's rich and famous including Sir Roger Moore, Dame Shirley Bassey and Sir ...
 This is Money19 hours ago Gap between expensive properties is closing fast thanks to jump in London  Capital Bay15 hours ago

Britain's first Scottish poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy writes 'I Love You' poem

Poem, titled 'September 2014', published day after the historic 'No' vote The 16-line verse reflects on Scotland's decision to remain in the Union Speaks of a rose and a thistle growing together and 'shared currency' Duffy is the first female and ...
 Capital Bay2 days ago

Mosquito's siren

Genetically modified mosquitoes are what scientists at London's Imperial College now offer. Among mosquitoes, the females are the blood-suckers. They inject deadly stuff into the venules, and sooner than later the stuff finds its way into vital ...
 The Hindu2 days ago
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