"Lovely women usually marry trivial men because smart guys shy away from belles," said W. Somerset Maugham. The whimsical writer must have had a not too attractive wife as it sounds like his comment came from an envious mind. He was a homosexual ... Korea Times, 1 week ago
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Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets. —W. Somerset Maugham— When I was still in the diapers of my career sometime in 2010, I remember seeing some pictures of chiefs parading in support of ...Malawi Daily Times, 1 month ago
Before there was Downton Abbey, there was Our Betters, W. Somerset Maugham 's fiery romantic dramedy about the invasion of sly social-climbing American heiresses into British society. The fifth play in the third season of Asolo Rep's five-year ...Broadway World, 4 weeks ago
"Ideas, suggestions and comments welcome," he advised . The twitter page comes with Jenman's Blue Mountains district home study (pictured below) lined with the works of his favourite novelist that he has been collecting since 1976. ...Property Observer, 1 month ago
Sir James Tidmarsh, 82, paid up to Taunton School after finding the long-forgotten copy of Ashenden by W. Somerset Maugham as he was clearing his shelves PA Better late than never: Sir James Tidmarsh with the book he returned to his old ...Irish Mirror, 1 month ago 'I borrowed this library book 65 years ago - here's £1,500 to cover the fine' Mirror Uk, 1 month ago
SOMEHOW it sounds just a little Somerset Maugham-ish when you bark "Serangoon Road, please" at the Singapore taxi driver. Serangoon Road is the main thoroughfare of Little India, the former Tamil settlement east of the Singapore River that has to be ...BDlive, 1 month ago
MONACO, France—"A sunny place for shady people." That's how writer Somerset Maugham described the French Riveria early in the last century, and the description seems particularly apt for Monaco, a little principality that sits on the coast near ...ArsTechnica, 1 month ago
Even before the days of British colonialism and the exotic east writings of luminaries like Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham and George Orwell, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) had long been a place of mystery and allure. With its legendary ...Epoch Times, 1 month ago
Benevolence is often very peremptory. W. Somerset Maugham, OfArts Journal, 2 months ago
I haven't seen it yet, but I hear the Roundabout's revival of On the Twentieth Century is great fun — even when Peter Gallagher isn't in it. Gallagher's been battling a sinus infection that's knocked him out of several performances, including ...New York Post, 14 hours ago
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