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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, 1 month 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 ...
 NPR1 month ago Teen Drama Occult Thriller Gritty War Epic Bone Clocks Is All Three  Big News Network1 month 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

Brooks: The good order

When she was writing, Maya Angelou would get up every morning at 5:30 and have coffee at 6. At 6:30, she would go off to a hotel room she kept - a small modest room with nothing but a bed, desk, Bible, dictionary, deck of cards and bottle of sherry.
 Houston Chronicle1 day ago
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Tracks' leaves a mark

The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran's excellent new film "Tracks," into the deepest reaches of the Australian desert. Surely our desire to disconnect, to feel the ...
 Malta Independent Daily2 days ago Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark  Town Hall1 week ago Movie Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark  Financial Express1 week ago

Book: Printer's Devil Court

Susan Hill Profile Books, £9.99 Kindle: 3.92 Review: Billy OCallaghan Susan Hill's long and diverse career will surely always be defined by The Woman in Black. Shed already enjoyed an acclaimed early blossoming, which saw her lauded with ...
 Irish Examiner2 days ago


Not often is it that men have heart when their one great industry is withered, to rear up in a few years another as rich to take its place, and the tea fields of Ceylon are as true a monument to courage as is the lion at Waterloo - Sir Arthur ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News3 days ago

Why Are We Letting Crooks And Fraudsters Use American Companies To Rip Off Americans?

For 20 years, I've worked to expose and challenge all sorts of corruption and financial crime. In that time, I've come across a host of shady characters looking to cheat the system and rip off the rest of us. Whatever their game, these crooks have ...
 Huffington Post4 days ago

Delayed flights brings out latent writer in corporate honcho

Delayed flights or trains can be extremely annoying but corporate honcho R M Rajgopal the time spent waiting was utilised productively to hone his writing, a passion that resulted in a book after a decade. "I started writing on airports precisely ...
 Business Standard India4 days ago
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