Of Human Bondage

June 1, 1991|
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
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A masterpiece of modern literature that mirrors Maugham’s own career.

Of Human Bondage is the first and most autobiographical of Maugham''s novels. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, Philip settles in London to train as a doctor. And that is where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a formative, tortured and masochistic affair which very nearly ruins him.

William Somerset Maugham, famous as novelist, playwright and short-story writer, was born in 1874, and lived in Paris until he was ten. He was educated at King''s School, Canterbury, and at Heidelberg University. He spent some time at St. Thomas'' Hospital with a view to practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of ...
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Title:Of Human BondageFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:736 pages, 6.84 X 4.16 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:736 pages, 6.84 X 4.16 X 1.2 inPublished:June 1, 1991Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:055321392X

ISBN - 13:9780553213928

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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