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Never mind the six pence
Bangladesh Daily Star

Never mind the six pence

SOMERSET Maugham in his novel , The Moon and Sixpence, about the tumultuous life of an artist obsessed with his art above all else, draws the perfect analogy. A fictional artist based on the great Paul Gauguin is described as being "so busy yearning ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 4 weeks ago

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Mad Money: Top Marques Monaco Is the World's Richest, Most Insane Auto Show

2015 Top Marques Monaco Supercar Show Famed British playwright Somerset Maugham summed up Monaco perfectly when he labeled it a sunny place for shady people. Every April for the past dozen years, this petite, tax-free principality on the ...
 Car and Driver1 month ago
Abu Dhabi National

Shady deal under the sun costs Lewis Hamilton at Monaco Grand Prix

Monte Carlo, so said English playwright W Somerset Maugham, is a sunny place full of shady people. Sunday afternoon, under an incandescent ball in the sky, Lewis Hamilton was robbed of victory in the Monaco Grand Prix because of a strategic error ...
 Abu Dhabi National1 day ago

Almanac: Somerset Maugham on men of one book

There is an impression abroad that everyone has it in him to write one book; but if by this is implied a good book the impression is false. W. Somerset Maugham, The
 Arts Journal1 month ago

Almanac: Somerset Maugham on happy endings

Death ends all things and so is the comprehensive conclusion of a story, but marriage finishes it very properly too and the sophisticated are ill-advised to sneer at what is by convention termed a happy ending. It is a sound instinct of the common ...
 Arts Journal1 month ago
Nyasa Times

A few questions: Muckraking on Malawi Pres Mutharika's declared wealth

If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself -W. Somerset Maugham Does anyone out there really believe Prof. Peter Arthur Mutharika was a billionaire in any currency before he became His Excellency the ...
 Nyasa Times2 months ago

Goodness-the Most Powerful Force in the World

-- Who said -- "Goodness is the most powerful force in the world?" Did you guess correctly? It was Somerset Maugham in "The Razor's Edge." How thrilled I was to catch again this powerful movie made in 1946 which I had found so ...
 OpEdNews.com1 month ago
The American In Italia

The nostalgic nomad

H ave you ever read something that describes you so accurately you're left to wonder how the author (in this case a dead one) could've known you so well? I have. In "The Moon and Sixpence," W. Somerset Maugham suggested some people were born ...
 The American In Italia2 hours ago

The Indian Bond

By Jugneeta Sudan I have enjoyed a fairly long life, and in my time I must have read close to ten thousand books. Many were forgettable, and have been forgotten. I have also written a few- some forgettable! Now as I enter my eighties I still read ...
 Navhind Times2 days ago

Play Review: Ardhangini

The constant between calm and fury Director: Bijoy Mukherjee Duration: 125 minutes Cast: Piyali, Tapashi, Sulakshana, Tapan, Suman, Bijoy Rating: *** This Ballygunge Bratyajon production brings to stage The Constant Wife — a play W Somerset ...
 Times of India2 days ago
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