Nutzen Sie unsere Filialabholung und erhalten Sie diesen Artikel versandkostenfrei in Ihrer Filiale!

Short Stories

Somerset Maugham is the acknowledged master of the short story, and his full range is represented in this collection. In acclaimed stories such as 'Rain', 'The Letter', 'The Vessel of Wrath' and 'The Alien Corn', Maugham illustrates his wry perception of human weakness and his genius for evoking compelling drama and an acute sense of time and place.
Rezension
"His plots are cool and deadly, and his timing is absolutely flawless" Raymond Chander
Portrait
William Somerset Maugham 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 the idea of practising medicine, but the success of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth, published in 1897, won him over to literature. Of Human Bondage, the first of his masterpieces, came out in 1915, and with the publication in 1919 of The Moon and Sixpence his reputation as a novelist was established. At the same time his fame as a successful playwright and writer was being consolidated with acclaimed productions of various plays and the publication of several short story collections. His other works include travel books, essays, criticism and the autobiographical The Summing Up and A Writer's Notebook. In 1927 Somerset Maugham settled in the South of France and lived there until his death in 1965.
Zitat
"His plots are cool and deadly, and his timing is absolutely flawless" -- Raymond Chander "The short story was Maugham's true metier, and the stories he wrote are among the best in the language" -- Anthony Burgess "One of our great story-tellers" Independent "At his best he can tell a story as well as any man alive or dead" -- Desmond McCarthy
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 624
Erscheinungsdatum 01.11.1994
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-7493-9757-9
Reihe Minerva
Verlag Random House UK
Maße (L/B/H) 198/130/38 mm
Gewicht 457
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
9,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 43861454
    Look Homeward, Angel
    von Thomas Wolfe
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 1614806
    Collected Short Stories 1
    von William Somerset Maugham
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 2000712
    Collected Short Stories
    von William Somerset Maugham
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 34910866
    The Life List
    von Lori Nelson Spielman
    (6)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99 bisher 9,70
  • 70728844
    Turtles All the Way Down
    von John Green
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    13,99
  • 19261485
    To Kill a Mockingbird. 50th Anniversary Edition
    von Harper Lee
    (2)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    5,99
  • 4570744
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    von Mark Haddon
    (11)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 15053199
    Silver Bay
    von Jojo Moyes
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99 bisher 9,99
  • 57822414
    The Seven Sisters 04. The Pearl Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 43809866
    It Ends with Us
    von Colleen Hoover
    (7)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99 bisher 11,50
  • 46385323
    Swing Time
    von Zadie Smith
    (7)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 15966773
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    von Stephen Chbosky
    (27)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46873353
    American War
    von Omar El Akkad
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 38142666
    The Circle
    von Dave Eggers
    (11)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 53155814
    The Golden House
    von Salman Rushdie
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    15,99
  • 11640077
    Dead Poets Society
    von Nancy H. Kleinbaum
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    5,99
  • 47719729
    The History of Bees
    von Maja Lunde
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 43606427
    A Little Life
    von Hanya Yanagihara
    (4)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 29974749
    Me Before You
    von Jojo Moyes
    (7)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,85 bisher 11,80
  • 46050938
    Two by Two
    von Nicholas Sparks
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Short Stories - William Somerset Maugham

Short Stories

von William Somerset Maugham

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
9,99
+
=
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

von Truman Capote

Buch (Taschenbuch)
9,99
+
=

für

19,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen