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Books by W. Somerset Maugham (Author of Of Human Bondage). William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English, a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style. His parents died early and, after an unhappy boyhood, which he recorded poignantly in Of Human Bondage, Maugham became a /5. W Somerset Maugham ( – ) William Somerset Maugham was an English novelist, playwright, and short-story writer. He was born at the British Embassy in Paris on Janu Preface / by W.S. Maugham --Compiler's foreword --Facsimile signature, W.S. Maugham --Facsimile sheet of ms --W.S. Maugham, a great man: a short study / by Frederick T. Bason --Bibliography of books --Bibliography of the first editions of plays by William Somerset Maugham --Bibliography of 'oddments' in some way connected with William Somerset.
William Somerset Maugham was one of the most popular and successful British writers of his time. From October , when he completed his medical education at St. Thomas's Hospital in London, until his death in December , Maugham wrote twenty novels, filled nine volumes with his short stories, wrote thirty-one plays, and published seven volumes of prose by: 3. Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Toole-Stott, Raymond. Writings of William Somerset Maugham. London: Bertram Rota, , (i.e. ). William Somerset Maugham was a famous British playwright, novelist, and short story writer. He is considered as the most popular writers of his era. His magnum opus “Of Human Bondage”, is a semi-autobiographical novel. ‘The Luncheon’ is a famous short story of William Somerset Maugham. The word “luncheon” means a ” ‘light midday meal ” [ ]. A William Somerset Maugham Encyclopedia As a quick and easy way to obtain basic information about many persons and places related to Somerset Maugham, the book is an excellent resource. It contains a number of entries about more or less everybody Maugham ever knew or mention in one way or another in his writings as well as basic historical 2/5(1).
Read William Somerset Maugham ’s biography, works and quotes online for free. offers the most comprehensive collection of books and writings by William Somerset Maugham. William Somerset Maugham had a long literary career, writing from to the early s. His works include novels, short stories, plays, essays, an autobiography, and nonfiction pieces on travel. W. Somerset Maugham ( – ) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. Born in the British Embassy in Paris, where his father worked, Maugham was an orphan by the age of ten.  He was raised by an uncle, who tried to persuade the youngster to become an accountant or parson; Maugham instead trained as a doctor, although he never practised professionally, as his . William Somerset Maugham was born in , in the British embassy in Paris to Robert Ormond Maugham and his wife, a very wealthy British lawyer who worked for the British embassy in Paris. William lost his parents at a very young age and was brought up by his uncle in Kent.